This is an analysis of the poem My Typewriter that begins with:

I have a trim typewriter now,
They tell me none is better;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccdd ececfffX dgdgeebb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011101 1111010 01010101 11010010 11110101 11111101 11010101 00110101 11011101 0101010 010100011 0101010 11011101 01110101 01111011 11010101 00110001 1101110 11011101 0100010 11100111 01110101 110111010 001101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 250
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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, i are repeated.

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  • summary of My Typewriter;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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