This is an analysis of the poem There Is No Permanence Given that begins with:

There is no permanence given to this existence.
Or challenges beset by obstacles on anyone's path, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXcb aXXXacX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011001000010 110001110011011 11011000010001 1011100100 1110010101 1111010001 1011110111 11111010 01010001 10110100110 001111101101 11011001000010 1111010010 011110101101001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 316
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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.

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  • summary of There Is No Permanence Given;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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