This is an analysis of the poem One Sister Have I In Our House that begins with:

One Sister have I in our house,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XaXa XXXb XXXX XXXX XbXaaa XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,6,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 11011011 110101 1101010 110101 110111100 1111110 01010101 101101 10111110 010100100 0100010 110101 01010100 111101 11010100 11010100 1101 0001 1000101 1001 01001 1000101 11010 11010 110101 01011100 11000
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 104
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; one is repeated.

    The author used the same word one at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • history of its creation;
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