This is an analysis of the poem The Other, Too, Is You that begins with:

What once Earth to me presented
she's already asking back;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab aaXa cbcX dede XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101010 1010101 10111110 1010111 10101110 0110101 11111010 1010011 10101110 0110011 11011010 1111111 11101110 1110101 10111010 1110101 1011111 1010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, you are repeated.

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  • summary of The Other, Too, Is You;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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