This is an analysis of the poem Be Kind When You Can that begins with:
Be kind when you can, though the kindness be little,
'Tis small letters make up philosophers' scrolls;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef ghgh Xdgd bibi
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011111010010 11101110001 010010010110 11001001011 1101100100010 11011101001 111111001010 11101001011 1111010110010 111101110001 010110011010 101111001001 111010110110 11101110010101 1111011010010 01101001101 011011111010 11111011001 10100101010010 010001101011 1011110010010 11101001001 1010111011010 101001011001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 205
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; be, 'tis, that, in, by, of, for are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word 'tis is repeated.
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