This is an analysis of the poem Something Good Could Be Had that begins with:
Something good could be had and last.
But some are too busy scrutinizing, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXabXbXbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10010111 1111101010 11 001011 101100101 10101101 101 1001000010 10101101 1110010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 293
- Average number of words per stanza: 52
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
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.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Something Good Could Be Had;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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