This is an analysis of the poem Very Few Know The Difference that begins with:

The attention given to not paying it...
Will soon be in conversations mentioned....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ab ccdX bXac aXXaddc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,4,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00101001100 0100101010 0010101101101 10010100101 101001 011100 1 1011101001010 00100001 1111110010 010101 0110101010100 111111101 0101101010101010 1101101000110 11101010101111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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, that are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines purpose is repeated).

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

  • summary of Very Few Know The Difference;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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