This is an analysis of the poem Transitions that begins with:
Transitions don't await and sit.
Nor are surveys taken, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbXaBbXCX ABaB XCbaBbB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,4,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01010111 110110 00101010 0010001 10101001 1101 10111 00100 10 01010111 110 01011010001 110 10111 00100 010 11010101011001 10101001 11101 110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Transitions;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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