This is an analysis of the poem Hobnobbers that begins with:

Satisfaction,
Is never thought as a sacrifice......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXXXbbcXc Xcabcdede
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010 010110101 111110 1010011 10101101 10100010 100101010 1101 11111000 1111 1101010100 11001 1110110100 00010001 110101 10010 101001 010000111 1110101 00100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 272
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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