This is an analysis of the poem With An Ego Fed that begins with:

It may take for some many years,
To realize they have been used as suckers....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXb bcXa cX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111100 01011101110 101100010 0010010100 0111110101 1101011101 101101001 011111010110 101101 1011000101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 132
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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 your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of With An Ego Fed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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