This is an analysis of the poem Tender Buttons [A Long Dress] that begins with:
What is the current that makes machinery, that makes it crackle, what is the current that presents a long line and a necessary waist. What is this... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: a aXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100101101001101010010110011101010110010 1001100 100011001101101011100111111001011110101001010010010100001101000
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 3
- Average number of symbols per line: 141 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 28
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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