This is an analysis of the poem Motives To Create Descension that begins with:

There are those who have motives,
To create descension....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXbcdaa XefX Adbgdhg I eF I eF dc dXhXde I eF I eFfdXccd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,4,7,1,2,1,2,2,6,1,2,1,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 001100 110111000 00101110 011001001100 00010001110 11101101110 11101011101011 1110101011 11110101 10111111 1111110 00111001 1101110101 011010 01100101 00100001010011 111011011101 1100111011 1 111 1100111101 1 111 0011111101 10110010111 110 011011111100010 1111 1010011010000110 11011101 11111001 1100111011 1 111 1100111101 1 111 1111001 001001111 10 101 11011 11100
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 105
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Motives To Create Descension;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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