This is an analysis of the poem Choice that begins with:

April for me I choose!
In it the old things tumble,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Abcbca AaaaaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111 0001110 0011011 0101010 1101110 110011 101111 0101110 0101110 0101010 0101010 000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, because are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words in, because are repeated.

    The author used the same word april at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Choice;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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