This is an analysis of the poem Proclamation Without Pretension that begins with:

Art is going to sleep for a new world to be born
"ART"-parrot word-replaced by DADA,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXX bXc XdX dc cXd dX cX a baX XXXae d caf ce fXac bg g Xg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,2,3,2,2,1,3,5,1,3,2,4,2,1,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010011011001 10010111111 10001100 010110110 100100101010 010011010000100 101010100 1000110110100 00101001010 010101001 11010 100001010110 1111010101100 1010 01011100 11101 001010111010110100 10001001110101 1111010 100010110 010000101010001001 00101 11010 011001110 011101010 1010010001000 1 0100100001001010 10101101110 01010101001 101000101 01110100000110 1 11010100010011 1010100100010 110010100 010100 010100 1001 100 00110111 1110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 83
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 42
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word art is repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Proclamation Without Pretension;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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