This is an analysis of the poem A Song Of The Greenaway Child that begins with:
As I went a-walking on _Lavender Hill_,
O, I met a Darling in frock and frill;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabX bbaa cccX bXXcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11101011001 1110100111 11111100101 11100101111 11100110101 111111111011 11100100111 10101100101 1110111111 0101101101 1101100111 1111110111010 10101101111 11111111111 111001101001 111111011101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; we, and, i, you are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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