This is an analysis of the poem On A Path One Makes And Takes To Pioneer that begins with:

A willingness to grow,
Is being able to let go....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcdecfdd ggceadbecf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010001 01010011 111110 0110 01 100100 0010011 01 0101010 11011010 110010001010 010100101010 0111 1 01101 0010001 111111 1100001 10111 1101010111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 261
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • 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:

    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 is repeated.

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

  • summary of On A Path One Makes And Takes To Pioneer;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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