This is an analysis of the poem If The Advertising Man Had Been Praed, Or Locker that begins with:

"C'est distingue," says Madame La Mode,
'Tis a fabric of subtle distinction. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 251
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; or, and are repeated.

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

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  • summary of If The Advertising Man Had Been Praed, Or Locker;
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  • history of its creation.

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