This is an analysis of the poem A Spring Song that begins with:

The world 'as got me snouted jist a treat;
Crool Forchin's dirty left 'as smote me soul;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababaX cXcdee efeXaX gXgaXh eiXigg jhjhgg aaaakk jfjfXe klklhh eglgaa XmamXe XnfnXX hahXnn boboffXeeeedd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111110101 1101011111 1101111111 0101 110111111 0111011011 0111011111 1101010101 0100111101 1001 11010101111 1111110101 0111010101 0101011111 0101110101 11011 11001111101 0111110100 1111010101 1101110101 0101111101 0111 1111010101 1111111111 1101010001 1101010111 11010111010 0101 0101011101 1001011111 1001011101 1101010101 0111011111 1001 010110101 1101011101 0101010001 0111000101 1101111111 0101 1111011101 0101010101 1011111101 1101010101 0111010001 1101 1011011110 1101111100 110111111 1101101111 1111011000 1111 1110110111 1111011100 1111111101 1111010101 1111110101 1101 1100110011 1111010101 0111011101 1111010101 11011010111 1101 1101110101 0101110110 1101000101 1001001111 010111111 1101 1111010111 1010011111 1111111100 0101010101 1001110101 1101 1101011111 11011101011 1110111101 1101110101 1101101101 0111 10101010101 1111110111 0101010001 1101010101 0100011101 1111 0011010101 1111111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 243
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 90
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; me, an', as, i, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, an, a, me, an', 'e's are repeated.

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

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  • summary of A Spring Song;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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