This is an analysis of the poem In The Most Public Of Places that begins with:

When one survives after being victimized,
By those who lie habitually......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbdec ddcac eeeeXa XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,5,6,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011010100 111101000 01010110100 1010 001010111011 0100110011010 010001101 011 10011 101001010 0101111101 00110010 1011001111 011011001101 10101010 0001000100101 001110111 100110101001 11 111111001 1001101 100010111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 201
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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  • summary of In The Most Public Of Places;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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