This is an analysis of the poem A Little Catechism From The Demon that begins with:
What is a demon? Study my life.
What is a mountain? Set out now....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXbaXccbcXXXaa X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,1,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100101011 10010111 101000110 10110101 1001111 10101101 10010101 10011001 1001001001 100101001 1001001011 100101001 100110010 10010111 10111111 10111001111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 284
- Average number of words per stanza: 58
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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; what, where are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words what, where are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines now is repeated).
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