This is an analysis of the poem Ma Boheme that begins with:
I went off with my hands in my torn coat pockets; my overcoat too was
becoming ideal; ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XX aX Xa aX bXX Xab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,3,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 111011011110110111 01001 11001011111110111 11001110 11010101011001001 11110101 1101101001111001 1010 1110001010111110 0101011110111101 1001 11100101000111110 100101000110111101 1
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 113
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, my, on are repeated.
The author used the same words i, my, and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of Ma Boheme;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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