This is an analysis of the poem Leaving Behind An Intent To Demean that begins with:

Whatever that is,
That comes to provide a comfort......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXbaXccd dXeecXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010 11001010 010000101 0011010111011 010100010 101101010 00110111111 0011100100001 1101100010 10101110011 100101101001 00010000011101 1011111010100 111010010111100 0111001001101001 111010010101100 1011100110010 101011101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 406
  • Average number of words per stanza: 71
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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; to, not are repeated.

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

  • summary of Leaving Behind An Intent To Demean;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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