This is an analysis of the poem Of Modern Poetry that begins with:
The poem of the mind in the act of finding
What will suffice. It has not always had...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabbac XbcdXacbadbXdXdXadbXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,22,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 010001001010 1001011111 01011100101 1001 1010011 01010110101 0100100101001 010101001101 0100010101011 10101100101 0100110100111 111010010101 01010111001 001000100101 010110101101 011010010010 1001100101 0101010110101 01001010100 01000000110 110010010111 11011010010 0100101101001 011011001 01 001000101011 00011001010010 10010001001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 590
- Average number of words per stanza: 115
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, it, has, and, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words it, be are repeated.
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