This is an analysis of the poem Valentine for Ernest Mann that begins with:
You can't order a poem like you order a taco.
Walk up to the counter, say, "I'll take two"...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXab bcXXddbae XfgXfhheXgdb cXba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,9,12,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11100101110010 110010110110 10100010101 10101 111110 10011100111 110100110001 11101001 1010010011 111011011 1001110010 0111111101 0100111110 111011101 1110101 11010111110 101111100100 1111001101001 1100100110110 1010111110 1111110100 11011101100 1101101011010 001011100 11111101 10011011101111 11101101011 0110101111111 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 295
- Average number of words per stanza: 56
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, to, he, serious are repeated.
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- summary of Valentine for Ernest Mann;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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