This is an analysis of the poem On A Look To Give that begins with:

The most important lessons to learn,
For some become regarded......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcbXXXbXb BXaBabbBca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010101001 1101010 10101011 110110010 01101010 00100110100 101001101000 1110101111 11010110101 10100101001 01001101 110101101 111101010 10100011 110101101 101000010 1010110 10110101 110101101 10101010010 01110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 382
  • Average number of words per stanza: 70
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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.

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  • summary of On A Look To Give;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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