This is an analysis of the poem On One Earth that begins with:

Demonstrated love,
Can never be replaced......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXbb deeeX fdcbb dXXbda dXeXfcfXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,5,6,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101 110011 10100010 0100100 11011 10110100101 111 10110100 01001101 1001010 101010011000 1110 1111 010111 1100101 0100010111 11011 1100011000 010101110 00101000101 10100100010001 1010110101 1111111 01001000100 0101101000110 0101101111010 001 100110 1011011101001 0 01010111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 192
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word believing is repeated.

    The author used the same word where 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 On One Earth;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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