This is an analysis of the poem From The Beginning...To The End that begins with:

From the beginning...
We all feed on those perceptions fed....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabcaccc Xdddd dXcdbaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,5,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00010 111110101 011010 0011001 1001 111010001010 1010101000100101 0010001010101 1101110100 11001011010 010100110 10100100010 01101101101 010101000100 11101011000 1101101 101001110 10100010100 100011001111010 01101110101 001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 269
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, of, those are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of From The Beginning...To The End;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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