This is an analysis of the poem Sweat And Work Are Involved that begins with:

Isn't it easy,
To dictate what someone should do......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDE fdgehch cd ABCDE Xcij ec jjXh ejg hhe hdedfc hgeiX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,7,2,5,4,2,4,3,3,6,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00010 00111111 00100011 10101001 001000010000100 11111 111010 0010101 110111001 111110 10111010 1011101 1010101 110111100 00010 00111111 00100011 10101001 001000010000100 1111010 111101 111110010010 011011100101 11010 110101 11 01 0010111 100 1111110101 10011 11111010001 101100 11101101101 01011 1011001 1100010011 111101 10 101010010101 101010100010111 1 11 101 010 101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 46
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Sweat And Work Are Involved;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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