This is an analysis of the poem Those Hint Skippers Dismissed that begins with:

Less sense is being made,
With more emphasis placed on it....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABAAC XcDac DXeaa ABAAC bcXcbf aggeeXc dX ah hX dX XXfc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,6,7,2,2,2,2,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101 01100110 11101 10110000101 0101 1010010100 110101 110101 101001010 0011010100 110101 00110101000 11010101101 100110010001 0100110001 110101 01100110 11101 10110000101 0101 1111001 000101101 01111010 10010100 1111 10010000010 10100101 0111101 001101011 1011101 11110101 1101101 01101010001 10110 0111101 101001 11100011 111 110010100 110110 11100101 11 11101010110 111010101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; to is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Those Hint Skippers Dismissed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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