This is an analysis of the poem The Red Bird that begins with:
When the summer sky is a tent of blue,
And rosy June is the regnant queen,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cbcb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1010100101 110100101 010101101 010100101 1010011101 010100111 1100100101 1010110111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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