This is an analysis of the poem Theater that begins with:

All of us - righteous and sinners,
Born in prison, raised at the altar,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaB cdcd efef XgXg fXfg aacc bhXhXcbcB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110110 101011010 10111010 0010000010 011101 1001001 10101001 1011011 1110110 0010010 10010010 10010010 10110010 1110010 10010110 10010010 11010010 10110010 1001010 10011010 11010010 0010010 10010010 00110110 1011010 10010110 111001 11010010 10110010 11011010 1001001010 0010000010
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

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  • summary of Theater;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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