This is an analysis of the poem Bread that begins with:
Long do we live upon the husks of corn,
While 'neath untasted lie the kernels still,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababacacdedeff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111010101 1110010101 1001010111 10101111101 11111001010 1111100101 11010101010 0100011101 1101010101 1101011111 0101011101 1001010101 1101010101 010101100001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 635
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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 Bread;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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