This is an analysis of the poem Failure I that begins with:
There are some souls
Whose lot it is to set their hearts on goals... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaa bbb ccc ddd eee fff ggg bbb ddd Xdd ddd hhh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111 1100011111 101101 1101 0101011111 111100 0101 1001011100 0101001 1101 0101010111 010111 1001 0101000111 010101 010101 1101110101 111101 1111 0101110100 1001100 110001 1101011111 110101 1111 1100111101 110111 0110 1101010101 010111 0011 1100111101 010001 1101 0111010111 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 89
- Average number of words per stanza: 16
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, to are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Failure I;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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