This is an analysis of the poem Birdwatchers Of America that begins with:

It’s all very well to dream of a dove that saves,
Picasso’s or the Pope’s, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcbadd eaaaXeee dfafcdXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 011010100111 010101 0111000101101 1011 1010111100101 0010001101011 1100101 110101001001 10110010011 1011001 0011100101 1000101 1011010101 1101011101 100101 1111011101 1100101111111 111111 11011110101 100110 01111101001 01111111011 0101010 0011110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 321
  • Average number of words per stanza: 60
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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