This is an analysis of the poem In A Deafening Stubbornness that begins with:

A resting temporarily,
From a digging of a hole...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXabcabd Xe XcXdbceb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,2,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010100 0010001 11 01111010 11110 0010010011 010000101 0010110101 1110101001 10111011 01110101 1001 01100010 100100101 0101001 01010010 1010010 110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.

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  • summary of In A Deafening Stubbornness;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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