This is an analysis of the poem Saving One The Expense that begins with:

It's not worthy to discuss,
An injustice done and performed......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaaaX aaXXba bccXX daabXdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,5,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0110001 10101101 100100111 10101100 010010001000100 0100010010 110110101010001 010101101001100001 11 0011101 001000100010 011000010 11101000010 0011010101010 11001101 0011001 101000 101001110 101 01111101010 01111101 100 010101101 1010010010010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 214
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; one is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word and 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 Saving One The Expense;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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