This is an analysis of the poem Sent Back that begins with:

Never wish something negative,
Upon someone else deserving or not....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Abcc Bcdb AdcXb BcXXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110100 0111101011 11110010 00100001010 01110011 1100100001010 100110111 111110001 10110100 01111 11110010 011000010001010 1 01110011 110100001010 101000011100 1110011001010 11101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Sent Back;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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