This is an analysis of the poem Carrier Letter that begins with:
My hands have not touched water since your hands, -
No; - nor my lips freed laughter since 'farewell'.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaX bcbc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ottava rima
- Metre: 1111110111 11111101100 1001100101 0111011111 11101011101 01011011111 0101001011 1001111111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 190
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of Carrier Letter;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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