This is an analysis of the poem Charlene-N-Booker 4ever that begins with:

And the old men, supervising grown grandsons, nephews,
any man a boy given this chance of making...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbacbdcedXXXXeXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011101011110 101011001010 0111110010101 1001111111 01010010101 100101101101 01110110100 1100111000101 01110010110 10101101110010 100100011111 10111111101 111101010101 110011100111 01110110111 1010101110110 1001111010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 848
  • Average number of words per stanza: 160
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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