This is an analysis of the poem Daughter that begins with:
Why is the world at peace.
This may astonish you a little but when you realise how... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaXXXaXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100111 010101010111101 100101001010100100 1000100101101011 0100101000111110 1001010100010011 0110011101001010 1101101000111010 10001001010110100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 486
- Average number of words per stanza: 87
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.
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