This is an analysis of the poem Quickened Endings Speeds The Change that begins with:

Quickened endings speeds the change.
And games played once reliable......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABXc ADeF ACgdffhh Aiee ABXiDeFXg AeCG AeCGXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,8,4,9,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 11110100 110 0101 1010101 1111 1 101101 1010101 11010 1001 1101011 0101001 1 10101 11001 1010101 11111 1 110101 1010101 11110100 11001 1 1111 1 101101 0100110 01010001 1010101 1 11010 0010101 1010101 1 11010 0010101 1010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 38
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word soon is repeated.

    The author used the same word quickened at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The poet repeated the same word keep at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Quickened Endings Speeds The Change;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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