This is an analysis of the poem To Address What Is Best For Our Children that begins with:

With a beginning to address what is best for our children,
Would a complete isolation of them become protested? ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababX aaXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 000100111011110 100110100001010 1010101001001 10001010001 010100001010001 1010100111001 111 101001001101 10010100101 110010000100 001001010 0100101010001 111011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 284
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; them, to are repeated.

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

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