This is an analysis of the poem To Face Unknown Plateaus that begins with:
With a stepping ahead to face unknown plateaus.
Or what that doing reveals to show....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXabXXXb XbbcaaccXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 001001010110 111100101 111110101 011111011 110101010 10110010 111011010100 110100101 11010100 0101001010 1001001010110 1101001010110 110101001010010 1101101001 110111111010 1010010100001 01011010101 100101011010010000101 01010100111100 001011111101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 447
- Average number of words per stanza: 79
- Amount of lines: 20
- 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:
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 i is repeated.
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