This is an analysis of the poem Jabberers that begins with:

I RISE out of my depths with my language.
You rise out of your depths with your language....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aA bXXXX bbcX aAXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,5,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1110110110 1110110110 11001 01101010110110101 1101110000 0001110 1001001010000 01010110 1001010 010111011 10000101111001111 1110110110 1110110110 11101001110101000110101000010101100101111101100010100110101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 54 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; depths is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines language, silence are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase i connects the lines.

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