This is an analysis of the poem Unsuccessful Attempts that begins with:

It would be great if we could create,
Anything to have others believe....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcdaXXXaddXccb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010101101 101011001 11000011 1110101001 110 01010000101 11001 0101001 001110100 11011011011 10001100101 01100110001 1 010101101010 11010110 0101110100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 537
  • Average number of words per stanza: 89
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Unsuccessful Attempts;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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