This is an analysis of the poem No Acceptance Of What Is Going On that begins with:

Many today are living lives in desperation.
Few are still clinging onto delusions....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABBCXdX abXd ABBC AXX AaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001110101010 1111010010 0111010100101 101001 010100100 111001 01111000 101010010101 010110 1110010 1010100101 1001110101010 1111010010 0111010100101 101001 111 110110010 00111 111 1110100101 011001110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 142
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; and is repeated.

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

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

  • summary of No Acceptance Of What Is Going On;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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