This is an analysis of the poem The Pine At Timber-Line that begins with:
What has bent you,
Warped and twisted you, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaaXXXbaccbXbcXaXbcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111 11101 11101 110101 1101 11011010 10101 11111001 11111011 1111111 01011001 11001 11111010 10111110011 010101 1111100010 01110010101 1101010001 1101001101 1101011101 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 715
- Average number of words per stanza: 126
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, why are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words you, why are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you is repeated).
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase you connects the lines.
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