This is an analysis of the poem On A Minimal Budget that begins with:
Using looks and appearances,
Of people and things......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aababXcXdca eeXcbdXeac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,10,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 10110100 01011 01100101 00111000 101000101 00100001 0100110101 0101001011 001101 010010001001101 100101100100010 11111010011001 010010011000010 110001010100001001 0010010101 1111101110 1010010111010001 001100101010011 10111110101100101 0110101101010 1010111011001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 465
- Average number of words per stanza: 78
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, on are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.
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- summary of On A Minimal Budget;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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