This is an analysis of the poem I Would Like To Round The Edges Of Your Squared Table that begins with:

I would like to round the edges,
Of your squared table....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXab aaXcc Xaba X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,4,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101010 01110 001010111 010101 1110101 100011 101010 1101 101101001 111101 0110101 111010110 110001 1111010 1011 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 69
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; be, to, ' are repeated.

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

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