This is an analysis of the poem Scrutinized Under Spotlight that begins with:
Living to contribute,
Often becomes a discouragement......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AABC dXd cebX ebaXAABCac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,3,4,10,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100010 100100100 0111100010 10010010010100 101011001 01010111 001011001 1011101100 110010110010 011101 0010001100 1111011010 010101 10100010100 100010 100100100 0111100010 10010010010100 1001011011 01001001001
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 145
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 20
- 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; to 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.
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- summary of Scrutinized Under Spotlight;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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