This is an analysis of the poem Historic Contributions Made that begins with:

Attempts to diminish historic contributions made,
To ignore the significance of them....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXabac bXbdXdadacc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01001001010101 0010010000 101010100 0011100110010 011101 10111001011 1010001001010 1001000111 011111010 0101010100100 0100011111 1110101101 01010001 1101 1111110111 0110010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 212
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

  • summary of Historic Contributions Made;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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