This is an analysis of the poem The Risk Is In The Giving that begins with:
The risk is in the giving,
Not the taking of a gift one gets....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCDE FGGHD XXd FGGHD ABCDE Xebebge
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,3,5,5,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0100010 101000111 10111010 10101001 10100 101010 011 10101 0101001010 111001 00100110000 01000101 1010001 101010 011 10101 0101001010 111001 0100010 101000111 10111010 10101001 10100 111110010 010001 0110100100 010100 0010111 1010000111 110001111101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 150
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 30
- 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.
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- summary of The Risk Is In The Giving;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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