This is an analysis of the poem With Proper And Approved Etiquette that begins with:

I live each day seeking,
For something that isn't done......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABACD XCE EECECD XCE ABACD EECECD eXdcXbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,3,6,3,5,6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111110 1101001 110011010 01010111 010100010 01011101000 101011101010 0111001110 01011010100 010110100 111110011001 00100101 111001000 010100101000101000 01011101000 101011101010 0111001110 111110 1101001 110011010 01010111 010100010 01011010100 010110100 111110011001 00100101 111001000 010100101000101000 1010101101010 110110001 01101010110001 010110100001 00100011110101 101110100010101 0100010010101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 205
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • 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 is repeated.

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

  • summary of With Proper And Approved Etiquette;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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