This is an analysis of the poem Orphaned By Thought that begins with:
Orphaned by thought.
And a process of intelligence, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AXbcXa AccbXX AXXXaXXAb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011 101100100 101001010 1110101101 010010100 001010010000 1011 11010011 11100111 0010101101 110001010111 101111101 1011 1101000100 0111 10010100010 1101 001010101 1011 11011101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
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 is repeated.
The author used the same word orphaned at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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