This is an analysis of the poem Bush Goblins that begins with:

The Locust drones along the drowsy noon,
The brown bee lingers in the yellow foam, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd aeae Xcfc eaea gcgc fXfc eheh afaf haha cici cXcX jdjd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0101010101 0111000101 1011010111 11011 0101110001 11010001010 1101010101 10111010 1011110101 110010101101 0101001101 010111 1111110110 1110011011 00111101001 100111 1101011101 0101011101 1101110001 110101 1100010111 11010001001 1111101101 111100 1101110111 0111110100 1101111101 0101001 1001000011 10010010111 1100011101 111111 0101010111 01101100101 1001011101 111011 1110110101 11010010101 1011011111 000101 1101000101 1101110101 11110111001 110101 1111010111 0101011111 1111010111 0010100 1101110101 01011101110 1111000111 1111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 169
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 52
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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 Bush Goblins;
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