This is an analysis of the poem Quoted Out Of Context that begins with:

I've been quoted out of context,
By those who believed it easy to do....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXXcdXXd aceebaeeXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,11,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101010 1110101001 10011111101 11110101 110110101 0101 11010111 011000100 101111000 111 110101010 0101010 110111101 0010111110010 10111110111 0011101010 101010110101 10100101 1100110110110 110101110101 010100010110101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 405
  • Average number of words per stanza: 71
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, and are repeated.

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  • summary of Quoted Out Of Context;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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