This is an analysis of the poem Socially Left Unchallenged that begins with:

It's hard to be direct,
When the intention of it...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aABcXX aABcbXXb Xdbd XbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,4,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010001 1001000 01010 111111011010 11010010 01011010 11001 1001000 01010 1100100 01101001 111 0101000010 1010001001010 1101 01111 1000111 00110110101 101010011000 0100101 11001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Socially Left Unchallenged;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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