This is an analysis of the poem In A Dream State Of Consciousness that begins with:

Too many seem to be in a dream state of consciousness.
Drifting from one unreality to another....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXcbXaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010000110100 1001101000010 1001111010 1001111 00101010 1000010011000010 101110010 110101 001001010100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 373
  • Average number of words per stanza: 62
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • 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; to is repeated.

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  • summary of In A Dream State Of Consciousness;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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