This is an analysis of the poem Steps That Have Been Taken that begins with:

Everyday there is a rearrangement,
Of something that has been changed....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abacbaXaXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011000010 0101101 11000111001 0110101 0001111010 110101 11110101 1110101010 00101100 10111010 01011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 382
  • Average number of words per stanza: 63
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Steps That Have Been Taken;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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