This is an analysis of the poem To Prove They Exist that begins with:
At one time,
I use to think......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXaXXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111 1101 1011010110 0101 01 0010110 110001 11001101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of To Prove They Exist;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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