This is an analysis of the poem Grandfather, Grandfather that begins with:
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABAXbccbAB abXbddbXbabeXcbeX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,17,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110110 11101 110110 1010111 110101 0111 0101 010101 110110 11101 110110 10101 1010001 00111 01010111 0010001 110101 11111 01111 1001010 11111 1011010 011101000 111101110 11101 1011010 111010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 327
- Average number of words per stanza: 62
- Amount of lines: 27
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (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; grandfather is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.
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