This is an analysis of the poem In Michael Robins’s Class Minus One that begins with:
At the desk where the boy sat, he sees the Chicago River.
It raises its hand....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdXeXffagachdXegbXXXfehfXc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101101111001110 01001 01010011 11100010111001 111011010110 1101011010010101 1111011011 111010111110101 011101101101 11100101111010 10101010 1010101010 011010011110 11101101 00101101 1001 101010011010 011100101011001 1001010101110101 11111011 001 101101001110 01010101101 101010101011 011001 111111010010001 1010100010010011 0010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1209
- Average number of words per stanza: 240
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, i, river, dream, and, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words it, he, and are repeated.
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- summary of In Michael Robins’s Class Minus One ;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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