This is an analysis of the poem Too Realistic that begins with:

The wanting with it wished to get,
That 'something' dreamed of......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXcdecafeXe fX a ghacdafaXiX jkacllb mllX ajcJde falX ad XhlelcjbX jjd XbahJdlX kg XmllieX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,2,1,11,7,4,6,4,2,9,3,8,2,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01000101 110010 0111011010 11010011 00110010001 1101101101 0001110 1 10101101 11100010 00111101 01101000 11010010 1010110110 011001000 1 11001 01010101 1010101000 00111 0111101 11011001 101110010 1101001110 11010011 10110100 11011111000 1011010111 10110101 1111001 10111001 111110110 0100110111 110111101 1101101 11101001 10101011100 101011000 11 01001 110001101010 11 101010100 01000011101 10101110 10101101010 1110011 001111111 1 1010111001 11101010000 111010 10101101001 10100110 010011101100 1010111101 11111 11011101001010 00100010101 1 100101101 0101010100 1 0101001 10101 110101 11 010100 0010101010 1101100111 11 1 1 1011110 10101011 1010100 111011000 11 101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 14
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 173
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 79
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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 used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word you is repeated.

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  • summary of Too Realistic;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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