This is an analysis of the poem $5 A Barrel Of What? that begins with:
Now sold at what? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abacadcceefgXeXafh df eXbhbfega Xcadefe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,2,9,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 1111 110010 00101001 110011011 1100010100 01110010 111001100010 110011 0111101001 010101010111 111110100101000 1010011101 1010001 110001011010 1 101010 10101 110 1111011110 11 11011011 110010 111110111 1101 1110101 01011111 11001 0101001 010010 10001001 11101110 00101 11011 1111 10111001
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 266
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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; this, to are repeated.
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