This is an analysis of the poem To Know The Affects Of Neglect that begins with:

To know the affects of neglect to accept,
Without expressing any hint of bitterness left......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXbcadXcX XdX XXXbXcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,3,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01001001001 0101010101001 01010 010001101 1110101001 01101011 10001 1111010 100100010 11001011 11011111110 11011101 010101011 1 111 1100111001 1101 11110010 00100110 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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, i are repeated.

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

  • summary of To Know The Affects Of Neglect;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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