This is an analysis of the poem Reality Tv that begins with:

What has all of life been reduced to?
A hyping of a joke promoted, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xab Xac bbXb XXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,4,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010010 010001010 00101000 100100011 10010100 101001010 0110001010100 010111010 01001100 0110101010100 1001001100 10101 01001110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 101
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • 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:

    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; of is repeated.

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

  • summary of Reality Tv;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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