This is an analysis of the poem Sudden Movements that begins with:
My father's head has become a mystery to him.
We finally have something in common....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdXbefbXaggdccgegXbdXXcdXfX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 1101101010001 1100110010 1110101 111101 00010001 11011101 11011111 11000100 00111101 1110101001 01011111 0101001011 0101011 0101111 00101001 101110110 111010101 110111 011011010 1111 11011011 001010101 1101101 011010101 1111011 001000101 001111101 0010010 11101011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1000
- Average number of words per stanza: 186
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- 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 is repeated.
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- summary of Sudden Movements;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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