This is an analysis of the poem When A Real Rose Is Presented that begins with:

Here we live in these times to face,
When it makes absolutely no sense......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXaXb XbccXXXCbaaCb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11101101 101101011 01100001 1101010001 0100011100 110011010 110111001 0010101101 01001010101 0101 101001010010 010111001 1010111101 10100100010 111 1100010010101 1010111101 11110110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 228
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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 is repeated.

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

  • summary of When A Real Rose Is Presented;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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