This is an analysis of the poem Fellini in Purgatory that begins with:
He was shoveling sand
at the edge of the water, his heavy black glasses...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXX XX XX XX XXX aX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,2,2,2,3,2,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic trimeter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11101 1010010010110 1001 1011111010110 1010 0111010 10101001 100111001 1101 11 11101 010010 1111111111 1011110110
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 71
- Average number of words per stanza: 13
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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