This is an analysis of the poem Questions Now Wanting To Ask that begins with:

Those who have questions now wanting to ask,
With an urgency today just as outdated......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcdX beeebcf acXfaddbcf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,7,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111011001 011000111110 11000100 01111 1011000101101 11110100101 10110 101111001 1011111 110000101001 111101010 01010111 01010011010 11010010011 001010 011100101010 01010101101001 1010011101011 1101100010001 11111101 110011010 10101101010 00100101101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 315
  • Average number of words per stanza: 55
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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.

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

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

  • summary of Questions Now Wanting To Ask;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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