This is an analysis of the poem Glorifying Vanity that begins with:

What is there left to disbelieve?
What is there left, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXcdaXcdcaeedXXbcfXccbfbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 27,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110001 1011 1100101001 10001 010010 101010 1001000101 1100110100 01101110 101111111 10010 11100101 11010100 110111010 010101 1001 1100100 111001 0100110 111101011 0100100 111101 0111 11101111 101001101 1101011001 10011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 875
  • Average number of words per stanza: 151
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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

  • summary of Glorifying Vanity;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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