This is an analysis of the poem Plenty Of Shared Lip Service that begins with:

Those unfamiliar with leadership,
Should not be expected...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABC bdeedb Dfgb DXdccg ABChfh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,4,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110100101 110010 01010 111010 010100 1010010 01010 1000101 011001 111 10111001 1000111100 1110010011 111 101010 11111010101 10110 0010010 11001010100 110100101 110010 01010 11001001101 01001110 10101001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

    The author used the same word one 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 Plenty Of Shared Lip Service;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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