This is an analysis of the poem Its Significance that begins with:

Substance and its significance,
Is as nonexistent as expressed courtesy....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDAbd dedXded fdXXfe ABCDAXbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,6,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 10100100 011010101100 0101011111001 01010001001 110010000100010 110100110101100 0001001010010100001 010010011010101 10101101011 0101001001 010011010100010010 101010100100110 11011101 011011100100 01101001110101 10101010 111110101010 1111010100101100 110101011001100010 1011101100101110 10100100 011010101100 0101011111001 01010001001 110010000100010 101 1011010010100 10110101100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 337
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Its Significance;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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