This is an analysis of the poem Out Of The Crevices Of Darkness that begins with:

When a long standing joke,
Has lost its 'funny'....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXa baccbXXc dX eed
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,2,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101101 11010 111110001 11111111 0100001 110111010 10011011 10100101101 1111100100010 11010101 1001100010 1001101100 1011111001 1111001 010111 101101 101101 10100100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Out Of The Crevices Of Darkness;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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