This is an analysis of the poem Plagiaristic Dream that begins with:

If I did not respect the craft itself,
My approach would be less fresh....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AB CDdefg ABgegf XX f h hABXCD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,6,6,2,1,1,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101010101 1011011 111101 011010 11110 1010101 111001 1011010100 0101010101 1011011 1010100 10010001 01001110 011101 100001 0110100011 11110100110 1010 01 0101010101 1011011 111101 011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 82
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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 Plagiaristic Dream;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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