This is an analysis of the poem A Blue Coat that begins with:

A blue coat is guided guided away, guided and guided away, that is the particular color that is used for that length and not any width not even more... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011010100110110011001100101011111110111011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 1
  • Average number of symbols per line: 163 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 32
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of A Blue Coat;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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