This is an analysis of the poem Nothing To Them Dawns that begins with:

It is getting increasingly obvious,
Who the foolish people are....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXbXa Aaaaaa aaXXbaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 00100100100 1010101 100111010 111101001 0110011111 00100100100 11001011010 0010010110101 0100101001 11011001111 111001110100100 101101011010 11010010010100 1110111001010 0010111011011 010110111 1010001100100 0110111110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 268
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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 it 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 Nothing To Them Dawns;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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