This is an analysis of the poem Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 02 that begins with:

A sage, instructing boys, said to them: ‘O darlings of your fathers, learn a trade because property and riches of the world are not to be relied...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a XXaXaXXaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010110011001101010110011000111000101101011110100100110011101110101010001001000101011001111001001111001110010010001110101110010111011001111110111110 001000011010100 10110001101001 1010010010 10110110 11010 01010010 10010010 11100010 01101100100010010 01010000101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 518
  • Average number of words per stanza: 86
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 94 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 16
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, to, them, he, of, because are repeated.

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

  • summary of Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 02;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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