This is an analysis of the poem The Cossacks that begins with:
For Jews, the Cossacks are always coming.
Therefore I think the sun spot on my arm...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbac adXed aefdX bXbcd cfbXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101011110 1111011111 01010111101 111110 11001 11011110 10010001 1100100100 1010101 1110100 1111110 10111 110111001 11001001 001010010 10010110 101001010 1010001 10101101 0101101 11010110 0101111001 110100001110 1101110 1010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Cossacks;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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