This is an analysis of the poem More Than Good Salesmanship that begins with:
Overcoming ego drippings.
And leaks of proof to reveal a truth, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXabcdeebc XX feedcegg hgX c cX hcecX b agfegdX XXce
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,2,8,3,1,2,5,1,7,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101010 110100101 011001011 101101 11010001 101010100101 00101101001 001010011110001 0010010100010 100100100101 1010100 0100011110000 110 11101 11101111 11111 1001001010 011010100 11101101 0100111000100 1101010100 1101001001 01001001101000 10101110 111 001001011 11 1111101 01111100 10 011110100 11111010010 1 101 1110101100 1111101 110 110101 1101001 11101100 1 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 42
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, you are repeated.
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