This is an analysis of the poem A Fisherman's Baby that begins with:
Oh hush, little baby, thy papa's at sea;
The big billows rock him as mamma rocks thee.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbcb ddeeXe ddaaca aaffcf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 11101011011 01101111011 1100011101001 11101011011 1101011010 1001011001 01101011101 11001101101 01011011001 101101111001 11101011010 1101111011 011110011001 11001101101 01101001111 11101001001 11101011010 1001101001 1101011110 011110011001 11011111011 11100111011 11101011010 1111111111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 281
- Average number of words per stanza: 53
- Amount of lines: 27
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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