This is an analysis of the poem Bindle Stiff that begins with:
When I was brash and gallant-gay
Just fifty years ago,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aBaCdada efefghgh didijfjX dkdkeBeC
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101 110001 11011111 010101 11011101 010111 11010101 010101 11110111 110101 11011101 110101 01001111 110111 11010111 010111 11110111 111100 01111101 011100 11111101 1011111 11010101 11010000 11110101 110101 11010101 110101 11011101 110001 11111101 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 234
- Average number of words per stanza: 46
- Amount of lines: 32
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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, my, and are repeated.
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- summary of Bindle Stiff;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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