This is an analysis of the poem Question And Answer that begins with:

THE CHILD
Father! Within the forest's bound...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: A aaa B ccc A b B b A ddd B eeX A f BXf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,3,1,3,1,1,1,1,1,3,1,3,1,1,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01 10010101 1111 11010101 010 01110111 11001 01110101 01 111111110 010 111111110 01 10010101 1101 11110110 010 011011111 1101 010111100 01 100101110 010 100101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 37
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Question And Answer;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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