This is an analysis of the poem The Unusual Goose And The Imbecilic Woodcutter that begins with:
A woodcutter bought him a gander,
Or at least that was what he supposed,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcbcb dedeXfXX ghghbfbf bcbcifiX fjfj
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010011010 111111101 1010011010 101001001 1110110010 01001011 1011010110 11001001 1111010010 001001001 1010010010 01111001 1110010011 11101001 1011011011 1010010010 10100010010 01001001 1110110010 11011001 1010011010 101001101 010010110 11001001 110010010 111001001 1110010010 01001001 0010110010 11001001 1010110010 01011111 101000011 101001001 01111001 101101011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 253
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Unusual Goose And The Imbecilic Woodcutter;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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