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

Not guilty, yer Honor . . . An' givin' me reasons,
I'd like for to plead this ‘ere change in the seasons,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb XXcc XXXX ccdd eecc ccff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110110110 111010110010 111010010010 111011110110 110111100011110 101101100111 11011010010 111011011010 1001111011100 100110110100 10110110010110 110110010010 110110110010 111011010010 110010101010 11001110110010 10110111011111 110111111111 1111111111010 010011111010 111110111010 111011011010 1011111111010 100110110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 215
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, an' are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines yeh, im are repeated).

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  • summary of Wet;
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