This is an analysis of the poem One Who Believes Achieves A Doing that begins with:

The attempted butchering,
Of an intelligence of one......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XaXbabb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0010100 01010001 1100010 1110101 010101 010101010 0101010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 210
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 7
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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 Who Believes Achieves A Doing;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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