This is an analysis of the poem Grandma that begins with:
There's a twinkle in her eye,
O, so merry! O, so sly!...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabaabccacca ddeffeaaeggX aadaadhhdaad
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,12,12,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010001 1110111 11101010001 1110111 1110101 00101110101 0010000 10100101 10100010101 1010101 1010101 11110001001 10111001 1011011 10111111101 1011101 1110101 0101010101 1010111 11101000 10111010101 1111001 01100101 1101010111 1110111 1111101 011010100010101 1111101 1001101 111001101110011 1110101 0110001 00111010101 0010101 0010101 110111111001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 423
- Average number of words per stanza: 86
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; so, of, and, as are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words all, may, of are repeated.
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- summary of Grandma;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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