This is an analysis of the poem Heard From Those Purging that begins with:

There is a mega gap exisiting between,
Those who wish to be seen as being righteous......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDB bbdd XaeedXXABCDB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,12,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101100001 11100111010 1110101010 101101 1110110011 0100100 1011011100 11010101 11100010011001 10100111010 001010110010 101010110 1110100011 11111001001 0010101001011 100101100001 11100111010 1110101010 101101 1110110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 209
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; who is repeated.

    The author used the same word there at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Heard From Those Purging;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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