This is an analysis of the poem Yet Dish that begins with:

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Put a sun in Sunday, Sunday. ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbbb Xcdeb Xfgdhi Xhj akdak ai Xgg Xhl Xljiadg gmkif agig Xli Xii XAcAj Xghjggb Xjj XiXd Xnjjl Xo Xi Xii Xlec Xlfgb Xflgpqfh Xpb Xhkig XKiKij Xlala Xgid X diii XiGd XGka Xbdj XHJHJ Xpgg Xgi Xj XGgG Xgii XchGG Xggg XmMM XBbBB XXj Xfak Xjj Xmm Xg kq aj X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,6,3,5,2,3,3,7,5,4,3,3,5,7,3,4,5,2,2,3,4,5,8,3,5,6,5,4,1,4,4,4,4,5,4,3,2,4,4,5,4,4,5,3,4,3,3,2,2,2,2,2,3,3,2,3,3,2,2,2,2,1,1,2,2,2,2,2,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 10101111 0101111 1010101 10101111 1010111 1 01101110 10110 1001111 01101111 1 1011 0001101 0001110 000111 00111 1 111 100110011 1 101 110 11 0101101 1 010011110100 1 101 11 1 10011001100110001 111111101 1 100011 110 010111 1111 1110 1101101101 1 111111111 11110 111101011 10110111 1 111 10101010 111 1 101101111 111 1 11101111101111 0111011 1 1001 0100 1001 000100010001100011 1 1001 10010010 10011 100101 111 101110010101 1 0111 01111 1 11011 1110 11011010 1 010111 1101 011101 111 1 11011101110 1 10101001001 1 11111 101101110111 1 11 100101 1010 1 011 001 1011 111 1 11 1111 11111 1111111111111 11011101110101010 110101111010100100 011101010010 1 11 10101011 1 11 101 1011 101 1 111 1111 111 101011 101010011011 1 1111 101101 1111 1001101 1 111 1001 1011010 1 101010 10011 10101011 10001 1 01011 010100 0101100 1 010100 0101 01011 1 01011 0110011010 011 1 01011 011 01011 011 1 10011 100111001110 10 1 1010 111110111111011101 1 100101 1 111 1101 111 1 0110 101001 1101001 1 1110 111011 11101111 11101111 1 01111 11 11111 1 011 0101 0101 1 11111 11111 11111 11111 1 1 10010000 1 1010110101011010 1011111111111 1111111 1 101111011111011 1010111011 1 10100001100001111111 1111 1 10101 1 10101010110 1 0001100001111 1 10110101010 1 11 1 11 1010101011 1 1111110 1111 1 100110011001010 1 11011 110111011001 1 010001010001010001000 10 1 101110110101010 1 101001010110 111 111111 1 100110100110 1 100000 1 111111111 1 10110110 1 101101111111101 1 111101 1 01011110101111 1 1011101110011110 1101101001101111 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 70
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 75
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 246
  • Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, soap, bale, powder, or, ex, bull, it, soon, seven, not, either, such, neglect, use, paper, eight, meal, dread, suppose, prim, witness, way, go, let, us, polite, lock, out, sandy, boot, trees, new, since, cake, peace, say, ray, comb, pomp, never, second, scent, show, oak, polish, nestle, to, next, hear, on are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words cousin, a, new, nobody, not, meal, suppose, witness, lock, peace, let, pale are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines soap, shone, man, wetness, plate, glass, since, cake, pomp, sick are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases picks, wetness connect the lines.

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