This is an analysis of the poem Introducing The Day Family that begins with:

Sun Day is a simple child,
Face new washed and shining;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcbcb dedefgfX aaaahhhh egegiXif ffffjbjb ebebhhXh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100101 111110 0010111 111110 0010111 111110 1011111 1101010 1100101 1111110 11011111 1101010 11100111 0111110 1010111 101110 10111101 111110 11010101 1101110 11011101 1111010 11010101 1111010 1110101 0101110 11001100 01001010 11010101 1111000 11011101 1101010 11110101 0101110 01011100 0111110 11111111 1111010 11010101 0011110 01011101 0101110 11010101 1101010 01010101 1111010 110100110 1100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 248
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; and, his are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Introducing The Day Family;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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