This is an analysis of the poem Historically Speaking that begins with:
Why am I 'not' making attempts,
To participate locally......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXa bc XXXbadec XaXXXeabdffc aXebX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,2,8,12,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111001 00101100 01010101 11 11110101 1110 110 1110110 101000111 111100100111 101001010000010 101011 110101 11111101111 1111010101111 0101101110 00101110001100 1 10010010101 1 0100111011110 1 0100010101010 11110101101 111 11010010011 0111110110 1101011111 011 1011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 185
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; their, i are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Historically Speaking;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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