This is an analysis of the poem Seaweed, Tussock And Fern that begins with:
Emblems of storm and danger,
Spindrift and mountain stern,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbAB abAb AXaB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001110 101101 1110010 111011 1001110 11101001 1001110 111011 1110010 1111010 010101110 111011
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
- Average number of words per stanza: 20
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word fern at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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