This is an analysis of the poem With Hopes Of Romanticizing A Condition that begins with:

They have become accustomed to failure...
They can not let it go....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBcdeccXfdffeaBgXghbh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101010010 111101 101010100 11010001 11111 10111 10001 10101010 1011111 01110010011 010010100010 101010010110 010010010 11101010010 111101 111100100 01001 11010100100 1110001 1111010101 1101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 756
  • Average number of words per stanza: 128
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; they is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word they is repeated.

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

  • summary of With Hopes Of Romanticizing A Condition;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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