This is an analysis of the poem In High Definition that begins with:

It can not be anything else,
But what it is as was meant to be....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XababXXcddcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01101011 110011100 110100101010 01010101 100101110100100 1110 1000101010 110101101010111 011001100001 11010101 01010101101001 101011110011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 491
  • Average number of words per stanza: 85
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

  • summary of In High Definition;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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