This is an analysis of the poem The Courage To Be Honest that begins with:
All he has done,
Is to remove hypocrisy......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abc Xcdeffghf Xa XabfgXecg ccgffc dfXffffXa hXXcf ifife
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,9,2,9,6,9,5,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111 00010100 000101011 11100010 00101110 111101001010 010100010 111100111 0001001 0010100 101001 11101010010 1 101010010 11111 11010001010 110101010010100 01000111 010010110 01001010100 11 1111 101101010 110100100 11010100 0101110 11001110 111001110 001001111 110 110101111011 1000 010011100110010 110 1110011010010 1100101011011 110 1110110010 11 010010101000 1010010000 111101 01111011 1101111001010 110101000 111000001001 111 110010
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 192
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 48
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; of, that, their are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words he, that are repeated.
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- summary of The Courage To Be Honest;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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