This is an analysis of the poem From Early Dawn The Thirtieth Of April... that begins with:

From early dawn the thirtieth of April
Is given up to children of the town,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcb bded fbXb egXg dhdX eccX efXf didi Xaha
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01010100010 0101010001 11010101010 11010101001 11010101010 0101010101 01010101110 1110010101 01010111110 1010010001 01110100010 1100010101 11000101010 1101010010 11010001010 11010010101 11101101010 0101011111 11010101010 0111010101 11010101010 0101010101 01111100010 1011010111 10111101110 0101000101 11010111010 0100110001 01010101010 01010101001 11111100111 0101010101 01010101010 0100011101 01010000010 0101010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 167
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, in, more, and are repeated.

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

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

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