This is an analysis of the poem Worthy Of The Suffering that begins with:

So much do they want to express love.
And so much is that expression shown, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABC DE CF ffdfefbegd bc bdbh ebc Xife cXdfjg fcgcfb feh dkcdcbbkfc ABC DEXCFifjcdeak
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,2,2,10,2,4,3,4,6,6,3,10,3,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111110011 111010101 1101010001010 1111100101 110101011010 1110101 1110001110 101111111 1011111010 111010101 111001 011111 101110010 1101011 110101 1010 101011 011110101 1110 1011010 01010010 01100101101 011010 101000101100101 100101010001 10010010 111100010111 110 011010011 101001111101 11001 1011 110010 110101010 100011110 1110001010 011110101 1010 11111 00010100 011010 100101 10110 111 01001010010 1010101 0011000100 10101001 0110101001 01010101 110001001 00100100100010 1000101010 011101111010 001010101111 111110011 111010101 1101010001010 1111100101 110101011010 1110101 1110001110 110 101 1001010100010 100100110100 00010 101010 11001001001 1110000110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 70
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; so, much are repeated.

    The author used the same word so at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Worthy Of The Suffering;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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