This is an analysis of the poem Truth And Integrity Kept that begins with:

Where do those go,
When places to hide away from lies told......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCB cdXeedf ABbggeXABCBfbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,7,14,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 1100101011 11 1010011101 1101011 0011010 01101010100 1011001 1010011011 0011110 1101101 1111 1100101011 10101101 1110101100 111010011100 110110001010100 1111 1100101011 11 1010011101 10101001010101 110110101 0101000111110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 209
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 is repeated.

    The author used the same word where at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Truth And Integrity Kept;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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