This is an analysis of the poem Not Socially Inclined that begins with:

One takes a 'full' nap...
In between adventures, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXX XXX aaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011 001010 11011100 1010 1110001001 10111101 111001 10011 10100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 78
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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.

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

  • summary of Not Socially Inclined;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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