This is an analysis of the poem Expectations Of A Hospitality that begins with:

Let's make this clear,
Between us....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXbcda dbedcce X Xded
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,1,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 011 11101 1001011 010100 111110101 1111101010 1 10101110011 010100010100 1011 11110111 0100101 0101101100 11111011 1 1010101 1101010 10000100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.

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  • summary of Expectations Of A Hospitality;
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