This is an analysis of the poem A Young Child And His Pregnant Mother that begins with:
At four years Nature is mountainous,
Mysterious, and submarine. Even...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aX Xb ab cc XX de be dd ff cc gg hch
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,3,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 110100100 0100110110 01011010010 101010101 1001011111 01000101 1101000100 01010101001 01011111000 101011001 0101011111 11010011001 1101011111 0010001001 0101111101 1001000101 0101000101 01010100101 11110011010 11011100110 110010101110 11100110010 101010001 100110 111
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 81
- Average number of words per stanza: 14
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; his is repeated.
The author used the same word his at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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