This is an analysis of the poem Sometimes I Find... that begins with:

If I concentrate with discipline everyday,
In the morning and at dawn......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaabcdDcbbbdDBdDXdDBddX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011010100101 0010111 00101 11101111101 01010111 1001011 1 0111 11101010001 11101011101 10101010011 01101111111 1 0111 101011101 1 0111 1101010001 1 0111 101011101 1 1101001 111111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 686
  • Average number of words per stanza: 120
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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.

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  • summary of Sometimes I Find...;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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