This is an analysis of the poem Neglect Reflected That's Protected that begins with:

Disputing effects to not accept,
Will not lessen any regrets....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AB CDCDADEF CDbCDbADEF ABCdgaXgbba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,8,10,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010010101 01101001 1001110 1101 01001110 0101101 1100010 0101 1101111 100101 1001110 1101 00101 01001110 0101101 01001 1100010 0101 1101111 100101 010010101 01101001 01001110 010101 01010 010101 010101010 1010111 0101001 111000111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 165
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

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

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

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

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  • summary of Neglect Reflected That's Protected;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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