This is an analysis of the poem The Seekers Of Lice that begins with:
When the child's forehead, full of red torments,
Implores the white swarm of indistinct dreams, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbbXbbbXXXbXababXXbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011010111 0101100011 11101111010 0110111001 11010100110 101011101010 1001011011 1110010101010 11000100110101 110110110 111101101010 11011010110 111111010 000110 111001010 1001101000100101 10101101 101011001 010101001111100 011010001000010 100111001000001001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 980
- Average number of words per stanza: 169
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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; of is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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