This is an analysis of the poem Sympathized, Not As Wise And Less Entertaining that begins with:

Everything is up for grabs to be discussed.
People today are so confused, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbacXXb AbbXabX ccXXbXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 10101110001 10011101 10101101 11111010 0101101100101 110011010001 11101010101 10101110001 11010000101 110011101 11111010 101111010001 11010111001 01101110001 10101011 111001011011 11010111 1110100101110 10110010001 1110010101110100 111010101011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 310
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

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

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  • summary of Sympathized, Not As Wise And Less Entertaining;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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