This is an analysis of the poem No Matter How Many Apologies Come that begins with:

A breached integrity is difficult to mend.
Any outreaching extended, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aab bcbcXX dXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010100010001 10100010 101101 010010011100 111110111 00101 00111 101010100 11011001001 11100111010100 110110100010 1101100110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 author used the same word a at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of No Matter How Many Apologies Come;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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