This is an analysis of the poem Exposed Fangs that begins with:

When any novelty begins to overstay its visit,
The joy of having it around......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcad aaXdc bbacX bebbeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 110100010101010 01010001 1001 10100101100 010000111001 10010111 001101 111010010100 1010101001011 01001101001001 10001010 1010000010 1010010101 00101111010 11001111001 111001 1110101 1100100101 01001110010 0101010101001001 001000101100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; to is repeated.

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  • summary of Exposed Fangs;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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