This is an analysis of the poem How Fair Cinderella Disposed Of Her Shoe that begins with:

The vainest girls in forty states
Were Gwendolyn and Gladys Gates;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aAbcbcadadaA eEdfdfbbbbeE Xaegeghihiaa hXjbjbdadahh iIgggggagaXI dDebebgaXaXD kkbbhh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,12,12,12,12,12,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 01001101 11010101 010101 11000101 010101 11010101 010101 01010101 010101 11010101 01001101 11010101 01001101 11010111 011101 01011101 100101 11011100 110111 11010101 010101 11011101 01001101 110101010 11001101 11010101 011101 01010011 111111 11111101 1101110 01110101 1100010 11110111 01001101 11110001 11001101 11110111 110101 11010111 110111 11010101 010001 11010101 110101 01011101 11001101 110110100 11001100 01110101 110111 11110101 110101 11110101 110001 11000101 010011 010101011 11001100 11010001 11001101 11011101 100101 01010101 110101 10010111 110101 111110110 111111 10010100 11001101 01010111 01011101 11010111 110100101 01110101 10111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 351
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 78
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, he are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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