This is an analysis of the poem That's Promising that begins with:
What are you running for?
'I'm running to keep my truth, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X Xabcd eedbc eXbafXX f ggXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,5,5,7,1,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111101 1100111 1101 0100111100 11001 11110101 11 1111001 11001 0110100 1011110001 110011100101 11010100 110010110100 11010111101 01101010 001100111 11011110100 1100 11 1111010110101 0111101111 1100110100111100
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 23
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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; i is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of That's Promising;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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