This is an analysis of the poem An Acrobat, A Violinist, And A Chambermaid Celebrate that begins with:

Geometry of souls.
Dispute the roundness of gesturing flesh;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abacaXcdaadbefghicjcegaXigegeggaakllimccdajidadkacmagfXbhfXXfeXfcfdacXcbXg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 74,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010001 0101001001 1011011 10010010 000101011 0001010100 010100111 0001001001 000110101 0101010 000101001010 010010001 10010010 00100101 0011010001 1011111 10001 10110010 010100100 01001000110 1101 101011 010110 101011 11110001 1011001 1101010 101001010 10010011010 01110110001 00101001 110100101 1100101 100001 10011000101 1000011 110110101 1001010 10010111 0101111 001001 10111011 101011100 110000101101 0111010100010 101011 1000111 1010101 010100011 11001010 010101010 010011110 1101011001 11010101011 1100011010001010100 1010010011 1100100101 100010001001 1010101 10100 111010010 1001001001 101001 0100101 11000101 0110101 1001001 1001111010 101010 010010 10101010 0101010001 110101110 001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2415
  • Average number of words per stanza: 412
  • Amount of lines: 74
  • 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; into, of, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words into, the, death are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines soul, words, age, outline are repeated).

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