This is an analysis of the poem All The People Stood that begins with:

All the people stood watching how I build the bases of joy on my own
And the pyramid builders at the beginning of time made me speechless during ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbaXXXbbccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 101011011101001111 10100101001001111010 1010 01011010111001010101110 110001001011111111 01111101010101100101 011111011001001001111100 01111111111101111 001111110111100110 11111010111110110101001 1101001011111011001 11110110101001100100100 1110101001100111010101010001010 111111001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1048
  • Average number of words per stanza: 200
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 74 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 14
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of All The People Stood;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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