This is an analysis of the poem October 29, Wednesday that begins with:

In a crowd of people I am suddenly elevated. No matter that
the crowd follows Ginsberg and Snyder, out on a quick...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabaccXdeXXaebbdXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0010101110010101101 0110101101101 10101101001101 000101100101110 0110100011111 1000101111101000 110010111010100 10101011010101010 1101011111111110 111010110110100 1011110100111 0101111111101 100001010100110 1110010101 01101011 001111101111010 10111011101100 111011110101011 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1016
  • Average number of words per stanza: 191
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, pour, in are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines a is repeated).

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