This is an analysis of the poem I Always Like The Northern Birches that begins with:

I always s like the northern birches:
Their view, so downcast and grave, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcbX dbdbXcbcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101010 1111111 01011110 11011001 11011110 01111001 010001110 1101011 010111 1110101 11001101 11010011 0101011 01010101 01011101 01010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; their is repeated.

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