This is an analysis of the poem No Attempt Made To Try that begins with:

Make it easy on yourself.
Don't be the one defying to deny......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDC ceXcd XXcff ABCDCXefddb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,11,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010110 1001010001 1111 10111101 0010101011 01001010101000101 110010001 111000001111 000100010 1001000110101010 1100101010001 001110010101 111001000010 11110010 010111011 1010110 1001010001 1111 10111101 0010101011 01100110010 11101000110 111101 1010011 0100100101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 192
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 is repeated.

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

  • summary of No Attempt Made To Try;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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