This is an analysis of the poem Soft Caramel that begins with:
Take a young girl.
Fill her with ice and gin...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABXXCdEdABfXXCXEXdfa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011 100111 10110100100 101000100 010110101111 1110000010100 111101 11001010 1011 100111 101101000101 11011001001 1110100101 010110101111 11101110010001 111101 11111001 1110111 1110111 1100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 656
- Average number of words per stanza: 132
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, hello are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word we is repeated.
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- summary of Soft Caramel;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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