This is an analysis of the poem Jim that begins with:
Say there! P'r'aps
Some on you chaps... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabaab cdcXceed fbfbe ccgghddh aijba XdkkXlld bcjjmmc jjijXeb cXbc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,5,8,5,8,7,7,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111 1111 1111 1101 1111 0101 1111 1101 1111 1011 1011 1111 1011 1011 1011 1111 1111 1111 101 1011 0111 1111 1101 1101 1011 1111 1101 1101 1 0111 1 1101 1111 1101 1011 11011 1111 0101 11101 1111 1 1101 1111 1111 1011 1011 1011 1101 1111 1 1111 1101 1111 1 1111 1100 101 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 9
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 112
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 58
- Average number of symbols per line: 17 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 3
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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- summary of Jim;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
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