This is an analysis of the poem The Detachment that begins with:

An acceptance of what is,
To move on from it......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: ABCBC dbddaaaX daddXd ABCBC eeecc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,6,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010010 01100 010010011 11100100001 001011010100 011101 0011101010 00110101010100 101011001 11010010001 100010110101 1101011 1011011 0011110110 10010110010 101101101 0111111101 110110 1101000011111 1010010 01100 010010011 11100100001 001011010100 01010101 0100101100 1110001010 11010111100 100001001001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 to 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 The Detachment;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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