This is an analysis of the poem Humming-Bird that begins with:
I can imagine, in some otherworld
Primeval-dumb, far back... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXb XXcb dda eeX Xc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,2,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1101001100 010111 01110101101110 101110101 01101101 1110101010100 010111010 111010111001 101101101 001101011010010 101110110010011 100111 1101101011011 10011010101010 1111101100110101 10011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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