This is an analysis of the poem Alf’s Eighth Bit that begins with:
Vex not thou the banker's mind
(His what?) with a show of sense,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXbba Xacdeec fcXceec ghghfff dedeXff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110101 0100101 1011001 11010 1010101010 1101101010 011001 111001110 1101111 01001101011 111 0111101010 101101010010 0110111 00110111010 0011001 00111111010 1110101101 010011010 111011011 01110010 00010110100 11001101 111110100 1110001 110111010011 0111111111 101010100101 111101101 111110010 1101101 001010010 001010110 1010010010 010111110
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 251
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 35
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, their are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word in is repeated.
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