This is an analysis of the poem The Fledgling that begins with:
So, art thou feahered, art thou flown,
Thou naked thing?—and canst alone...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbcdcdcceeaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic tetrameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 111100111 110100101 010100101 01101101 1110101 01110101 10010011 10110001 01111111 11010101 01110101 01110101 11110111 11010011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 479
- Average number of words per stanza: 84
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thou is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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- summary of The Fledgling;
- central theme;
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