This is an analysis of the poem On The Lurch To Attack that begins with:

So many have prioritized a gleaming bling to grab,
To impress as fast as they can get it....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabbXXXXb bbabXbaba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101010101 0011111110 1010110011101 1110101001010 1101001 01011101001001 0100001001011 110110010011010 101000111001100 1010110100 1001001100 00100010010001 001011000100 101010111001010 1111001 101001000111101 11011110100101001 1111111001110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 442
  • Average number of words per stanza: 76
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of On The Lurch To Attack;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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