This is an analysis of the poem Unaware. Of What? that begins with:

When does a redundancy become useless to repeat?
When does something so obvious, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCCDA XXABCCDA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001000110001 11101100 10010000010 11101010100101010 010101101 01 010001011011 11001000110001 11101100 10010000010 11101010100101010 010101101 01
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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  • summary of Unaware. Of What?;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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