This is an analysis of the poem Sold To Provoke that begins with:
When a giving heart has emptied,
With a depleting of it to give more......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXXaXbbXbbcdcdbXeea
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101110 0001000011 11110111 001001001 1001 111011001 00010010000 110001 101010010 0101000101000 1001011 01101100 110100010001 110100101 1011 11110001100 11101 1110111000 0100 111001101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 653
- Average number of words per stanza: 111
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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.
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- summary of Sold To Provoke;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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