This is an analysis of the poem With A Patience To Them To Give that begins with:

It is difficult to guide anyone through,
The using of their own acquired abilities....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccda dXbaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 00100011001 0100110100100 1010010 110100101010 110101011 11100101010001 111101 01100110 110100010 111010011 01010100100 00100001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 219
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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, i, them are repeated.

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

  • summary of With A Patience To Them To Give;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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