This is an analysis of the poem To Make A Dadist Poem that begins with:

Take a newspaper.
Take some scissors....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXbXabXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110 1110 100101100011101110 110100 110011100111101001101001 110 111110110010 10101000010011101 01000101 1111110000100100101010010110101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 497
  • Average number of words per stanza: 89
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word take is repeated.

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  • summary of To Make A Dadist Poem;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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