This is an analysis of the poem Not Who They 'Use' To Be that begins with:
The only ones fearing to leave a phase of life lived,
To move on and accept that which 'is'......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaaXbbc XX dX XbXXX ceedbX XbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,2,2,5,6,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0101100101011 011101111 10100101111101 11001010100001 111010110101 101001100 01001010001 01110101000101011 111111000 10100011010010 1101010010101 100111111 1 11011 1111101 1101111 1111111000 01 10100100101 11 101001010010 01011 1110 1 1 1011
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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, i are repeated.
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- summary of Not Who They 'Use' To Be;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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