This is an analysis of the poem Putting An End To It that begins with:

No longer am I in the business,
Of donating time I regard as valuable......

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: aXbXba XXbaaa Xa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 110110010 011011011100 10100010 0101001010 001010111 001101 111101 010111 1110110 01010 11100111 01010101101 101100 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 142
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of Putting An End To It;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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