This is an analysis of the poem You Follow that begins with:
D.C. General Baby A
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a b cXXd bdbb bX Xc bX ee fa f ec b Xf bX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,4,4,2,2,2,2,2,1,2,1,2,2,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1100100 010 101010 101101 101101 010101 10 1 10 0 1110111 1011110 1010101000 111011 010011 1001010 110100100 10010 11 010 11010010 0111110 101001010 11001100 1110111 010101 0111101 01001001
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 61
- Average number of words per stanza: 9
- Amount of lines: 31
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 3
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; baby is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words baby, the are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it is repeated).
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase it connects the lines.
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