This is an analysis of the poem To Be Alive—is Power that begins with:
To be alive—is Power—... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XaXa XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 0001010 010001 0101010 010001 000110 110101 01000101 110100
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 62
- Average number of words per stanza: 11
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of To Be Alive—is Power;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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