This is an analysis of the poem Cosmopolitan Greetings that begins with:

Stand up against governments, against God.
Stay irresponsible....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccdeafgggXfXXXhbcXcccbffadXeadeffeXh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 38,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101100011 100100 110111010 1011010 10101 1010101010010 01010 101110 11010 10001010 01111000101101 010010 10110001 101011 111001 1101101011100101010001 101010 01001000100010000100 11010 01010010 110101010 1101010010010110 101010 011011111 00011 10101 111100101111011 1111 10101010 1000110100100100 11011010 01100101001 10101010 100011011 10100101100 01011111 101101101111 1011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1328
  • Average number of words per stanza: 206
  • Amount of lines: 38
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines person is repeated).

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  • summary of Cosmopolitan Greetings;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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