This is an analysis of the poem That 'Rubbing' Done That Has Appalled You that begins with:
If you really want to feel offended by anything done,
To you that is believed is directed....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaaaXabX ccacabaX dX daX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,2,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011010101011011 0110010010 01010 110010101011 1111111011 101101011 1111 11011 1 0110111011 011101 0110100010001 10101011110010 0111110001 10110010101011 11111101001011 01111 10101001010 1011011101001 1010001001001 11110100101010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 212
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, that are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.
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- summary of That 'Rubbing' Done That Has Appalled You;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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