This is an analysis of the poem Such Stuff As Dreams that begins with:
Jenny kissed me in a dream;
So did Elsie, Lucy, Cora, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXabcbc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011001 10101010 1010010 10101110 1010001 10100111 1110101 1011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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; say is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word say is repeated.
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