This is an analysis of the poem Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 13 that begins with:

An Indian who was learning how to throw naphtha was thus reproved by a sage: ‘This is not a play for thee whose house is made of reeds.’

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100111010110111001010010111110101 11011100010010 1111110010100001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 3
  • Average number of symbols per line: 89 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 16
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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 13;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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