This is an analysis of the poem 30 Cents, Two Transfers, Love that begins with:

Thinking hard about you
I got on the bus ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101011 11101 111111 110101101 010100 111 01
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 7
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of 30 Cents, Two Transfers, Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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