This is an analysis of the poem Offshore that begins with:
Come to me clean.
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXXXXaXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011 1 011011 1 110011 0010101 110 101 11011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 18 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 3
Mood of the speaker:
There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.
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- summary of Offshore;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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