This is an analysis of the poem October 28, Take It Easier that begins with:
I wonder what the ocean is like today?
Cold and flat, hot and flat?...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010100101 111111 111011001 00101 101010111111 001 00001111001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 232
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 7
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word cold is repeated.
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