This is an analysis of the poem The Conversazzhony that begins with:

What conversazzhyonies wuz I really did not know,
For that, you must remember, wuz a powerful spell ago;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccXdee ccffeeggXg XbhhXXfXeX iiccbXjjcX hhjXggeeee hhiXkkXXfX aXffddaall eeXXaaXXff eejjgggXhh gXeekkiiff kkkkXeccaa mmaaggeehh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,10,10,10,10,10,10,10,10,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1100001110011 111101010100101 0111110110101 11000100110101 11001101010001 101010111011111 01011101110101 11010101101101 1101110110111 0101011010101 11011101011111 01010101011101 11011101101111 1111110111111 1111000110111 110111110010111 111111000101001 1111010000001 01110101111110 111000101010111 110101111111010 1111010000101 1101110010101 11010101010111 11011100110101 11010101010001 11110101110011 0111011111010100 011001011011111 11101100001110 11010101110111 1101111110101 01111110010101 001110101000001 101111111110111 10101111100101110 0111110111111 101111101110101 1111101011111 1111010000111 0100001010001 01110011100101 01110111110101 01010100100010000 1110111110010101 11111101010001 1111110111111 11101100111101 10101110111111 111111101010111 110101011000101 11111001010101 11111111011101 1001010101010100 0100000011101 01000111100001 101011011011111010 1011101101011110 111111111001 11101111111011100 11011111110101 11011110101101 11011101111001 11001111110001 11010101110111 11010101011101 01010011010101 11110101011111 11010101110101 111011111110101 0101110101101 101011101011101 11000100100101 011110010010 11110111010111 111110101010101 11010100110010 100010001010101 11111110000101 01010111010101 01011111110101 11110010011101 111011100110111 11010101110111 11011101010101 11010111111101 11111000110111 10101011101110100 1111010101011 111011111110101 11011101111101 11110101010101 10100001110111 11111101111111 11011101111101 11010101010101 01111101010101 1010101011101001 01110111110111 11110101010001 11010101010001 11011011100111 11011101110101 01110100011101 111011101001110 111011101110111 11010101010111 111011100010101 101010101111111 111000111010101 10110100110101 11001101111001 11000101010111 0111111110101 11011101010101 01111101111101 01010101110111 010111011100110 11110111110001 10010111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 582
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 120
  • Average number of symbols per line: 57 (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; wuz, an', she, uv, to, i, that, not, it, for, upon are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, an', upon are repeated.

    The author used the same word three at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of The Conversazzhony;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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