This is an analysis of the poem Invalidated Accusations that begins with:

On multiple levels,
A picking apart of falsehoods takes place....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbAcAdAXa ddXbbX aaX eddaadX X dbdXfcX bea XfXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,6,3,7,1,7,3,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010 0100101111 1110010 0010011001 110010 111000001001 1110010 1010011010100 110001111001010 111010111000010 1111010 1010101011010010 10111001001001111 110010010011 001110111100 101110111 11101011011110 0001000010010 10101110011010 1 11110 1011010101010 111011110 10110011100010 1111000 0100001001 11001011101 11100100010010 011101 110 1101 101010101111011 0111 1110101010001100 101001 01010101001000110 100 1 111011 11100101 10101010010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 195
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 41
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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, they, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word we is repeated.

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  • summary of Invalidated Accusations;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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