This is an analysis of the poem The Sea Said 'Come' To The Brook that begins with:
The Sea said 'Come' to the Brook -
The Brook said 'Let me grow' - ... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaX aaXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01110001 011111 011110001 110111 0111001 011111 11001010 100101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; said, brook, sea are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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