This is an analysis of the poem It Is All About One's Lifestyle that begins with:

More people can be happier,
When they decide and choose to be....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXX baCbAADAXbCAADA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010100 11011100 1010101 110111 110101010 11111001 100101111 101000100 1011111 110101001 0101000101 0011010101 01001 10010001111 00101111 1011111 0101000101 0011010101 01001 10010001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 232
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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, of are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word dreams at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of It Is All About One's Lifestyle;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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