This is an analysis of the poem The Common Women Poems, III. Nadine, resting on her neighbor's stoop that begins with:
She holds things together, collects bail,
makes the landlord patch the largest holes....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbXdXXdcbXXeXXdeaba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111010011 101110101 101110111 1001110110111 10101110100010 11101111 0011010101 101010011 1111 101110111 1011010001 10101110 1110110 100010101 11011010 1011110101 1101 1100011 110101011 0101001101 01
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 765
- Average number of words per stanza: 142
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; she is repeated.
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