This is an analysis of the poem To Do To Experience It that begins with:

More with it much to get,
When doubts are left to quit....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AaXbcAXaA XAcb XAcXdD ADDXaDD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,4,6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101 111101 011010100 01011010 1 100101 11100101 011010100 101001000 100101 101001000 1010101 100010 1100101 101001000 10101010 0010101 010100 11010 101001000 110100 11010 0101101 110100 11010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word adventures at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of To Do To Experience It;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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