This is an analysis of the poem Happy To Ignore Those Who Do Not Have A Clue that begins with:

Some years ago,
I was told by someone......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdXce XfaeXXdbg gc XXbdbfagcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,9,2,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001 111111 101100 111011011 0101110100 101110010010 1110111111 1100111000 11100110111 11 111111100 100011 1010111110010 001 111 111101010 111010 1001010010110 100111001 111111 10101 111011110 101111 1100011 111101 1001111001 001010010111 1010110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 224
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • 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 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; i is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it is repeated).

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

  • summary of Happy To Ignore Those Who Do Not Have A Clue;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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