This is an analysis of the poem One Fact That Isn'T Often Practiced that begins with:

There is one fact that isn't often practiced.
People who disagree, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bacada bXcaad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111001010 101001 0101111001 111011011 10101111 0110101010 0011101 11100101 00101101 00100101 1 11111001 111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 135
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • 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.

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

  • summary of One Fact That Isn'T Often Practiced;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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