This is an analysis of the poem A Son Was Born To A Poor Peasant that begins with:
A son was born to a poor peasant.
A foul old woman stepped inside...
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- Rhyme scheme: abcb daca defe XXXf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 011100110 01110101 0101001010 10010101 110111010 01011111 100101010 01110101 1001111010 01011101 111111110 11001101 010110100 01110101 110011111 10110101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 145
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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