This is an analysis of the poem In Discussion Of What 'Is' Valued that begins with:

Mixed marriages.
Sexual preferences....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXbb Xbbaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100 1001000 11010011110 01001 1001001110 1110001011 11100011011101 110101 1111110 1001010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of In Discussion Of What 'Is' Valued;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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