This is an analysis of the poem Variations On A Theme By William Carlos Williams that begins with:
I chopped down the house that you had been saving to live in next summer....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXb XaXb XXXXc XXca
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 11101111010010110 1110101101111001 1010101010 1 1110101010 1111001 01111011111110 1 110101011101001110 110 011110110 10111101111011 1 110111011111 01111101 11011001111010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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