This is an analysis of the poem Message From Abroad that begins with:

To Andrew Lytle
Paris, November 1929...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a XbcdeX fgbhhij hXkXhkckcg jckcgliledcdc Xcmfkkcf cnhn igcdg maXig XbXchbhcgcghkaXk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,7,10,13,8,4,5,5,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010 100101 11011011110111 111010110011 10101010001010010 11111001110 10010100001001 1 10001011100 1001011101 1110010100 10110101011 10110101100 01100 10 01000101001 011100101 011101110010 10110110100 101011 1101000011 111001111 10111100101 101100 110 01110101 0111101 110101011 1001011 11001111111 1011111110 001001 11011011 010110 10011001 011100110 10101 1 1000011001 11001101 011001 01110 010110 0101 110101 01101001 1101101 10011011 0010111 01111100 10100101 101010011 10010 1001 010011011 11010011 1110101 10100110 100011 1 11011 010000 110101 0111001 010101 0101 1100101 101110 101 011 1011 11001 011111 01111 0010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 232
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 75
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Message From Abroad;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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