This is an analysis of the poem An Easter Rhyme that begins with:

Easter Monday in the city -
Rattle, rattle, rumble, rush;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababab cdcdcd efefef ghghgh Xfgfgf gigigi gjXjgj ckckck dldldlXcjcjcj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110010 1010101 11101110 1010101 10111110 10100001 10101010 1011111 10001010 1010011 10111010 1011101 11101010 1010011 10011010 1010111 10100010 1100101 10101010 1110001 01110110 11100101 11100010 1011001 11101000 1000101 101001010 10101101 10101010 1110001 11001010 1010111 10001110 1001101 10100010 1110101 10101010 1111111 10101010 0011101 10111010 1010001 00111010 1011101 10101110 10100101 10100110 1010101 10111010 1010111 10111010 1111101 10101110 1110101 10101110 1111001 10111010 1011110 11111010 0010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 192
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 60
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; her, to are repeated.

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