This is an analysis of the poem Day Job And Night Job that begins with:

After my night job, I sat in class
and ate, every thirteen minutes,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaba XcXc XdXd defe dXXX aggg fXXX feXeXbege
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111101 111001110 110101010 110111 11110111 110101 010110110 0010111 11010111 11110110 11110011 1001110 111111111 1111010 10101111 110101 10101010 111 11010100 111101 11010101 111111 11000111 010111 101010111 1110111 111111 011001 11011101 0101010 100111011 100111 111111010 111101 1111111011 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, blah, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words chasing, i are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Day Job And Night Job;
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