This is an analysis of the poem It Isn'T Costly that begins with:
Does the grouch get richer quicker than the friendly sort of man?
Can the grumbler labor better than the cheerful fellow can?...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa aabb ccdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 101110101010101 101010101010101 0011101010100101 11011101110101 11110101110111 01110101011111 111010101010001 111110101011101 111010100110111 111010101010111 101011101110111 111011101110001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 244
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 60 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 12
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; than, just, he, you, and, be are repeated.
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- summary of It Isn'T Costly;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
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