This is an analysis of the poem They Sat There To Say Nothing that begins with:
He stood there in their faces,
To say he was more intelligent than they....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbcX XXabX bbddcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110110 01111010011 11111101 1101011101 101011101 11110110 011101010 1011 11011111 010111011 11101000101 1101001010010 1110100110 10011011100 1010101110101 01001011001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 212
- Average number of words per stanza: 40
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; he is repeated.
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- summary of They Sat There To Say Nothing;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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