This is an analysis of the poem The Little Lodge Of Long Ago that begins with:

The Little Lodge of long ago —
It wasn't very much for show; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeaa ffggccgghhii ddddXXjjffcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,12,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 01010111 11010101 11011101 10110101 11111111 11010101 01010101 11011101 01000101 01010111 01010101 11110101 01100101 01110101 11011101 01010101 11011101 11100011 11010111 11111101 01010101 11010101 01100101 00010111 01011101 10011101 11110101 010001010 01010111 11010011 01010001 01000101 01010101 00010101 11011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 402
  • Average number of words per stanza: 74
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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