This is an analysis of the poem Can'T You Tell... that begins with:
People like that should be left alone.
They are so out of touch, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101110101 111101 100100 1010100100 1111010111 111000101 11110111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 248
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 7
- 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.
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