This is an analysis of the poem Without One Thought To Resent that begins with:

Not playing hard to get.
Not playing at all....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABc acdcee ABXdaaa aXa Xfa fafXfa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,7,3,3,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101 11011 1101000 1010011 01000111110 1001001111 1001101001 1110010 0111110 110101 11011 10010011010100 10101010 110010 0111001 1110110101 100111 001011100 100101 100110 100101 110 111110011 1010011 1110111 01110100101 11101000010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

  • summary of Without One Thought To Resent;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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