This is an analysis of the poem Thank You For That Good Advice that begins with:
At one time,
Your back had been pressed against the wall....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXabc Xdefe eXegh fffiebbd fccbbXaihge
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,8,11,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111 111010101 11110 011101011 1111 11010010 11110111001 010101 101110 101011 10111101111 101111 1010111000111 0110110111011 1011111110101 1111011 10101111 1101100101 111101110100100 0100011 1101101011 11101111 1110 111101101 11011 111001101 0010110101010 11100101111001 1 110 10101011 111 1111101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 182
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 33
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; you, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words yesterday, and are repeated.
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- summary of Thank You For That Good Advice;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
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