This is an analysis of the poem Poets At Seven Years that begins with:

And the mother, closing the work-book
Went off, proud, satisfied, not seeing,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcb deafeghbfieg jfjgbiekhk lmhg Xgkbijkkfeggl gngXagheXXhggmdggicen
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,12,10,4,13,21,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010011 111101110 0011100101 010011010010 11110010010 01001110101 10110100011 001101000110 1110101011 00110110011 01110010101 11111101010 1001011001010 01001010010 1101001010 1110111010010 10110100101 1010101010 101010011001 10010111010 110001010010 100100100110 11011011011 10110101101 101110100 110010001010 10010110101 101100011 10010100100 111101111 110111010011 001101100101 10110010011 10101011110 10010111010 10100111011 1010100111 0101111001 1010100010 11110011010 1110110 1110111 1001001001 1101001011 111110010010 110010010110 1011110011 11111011001 010101001010 10110001011 10111101010 1100100101 100111011000 100111111 10111110011 1001101110 111110101 110101010100 1011010101 10011000111 100101001010 1011010101 1001110010010 0010010000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 481
  • Average number of words per stanza: 83
  • Amount of lines: 64
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; his, in, of, her are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Poets At Seven Years;
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