This is an analysis of the poem Catawba Wine. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) that begins with:

This song of mine
Is a Song of the Vine,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbbX ccbXXb ccdeed ffghhg bbciic XXjaaj aaXkkg llmbbm llgaag ccfaafXaagffg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101 001001 001101010 0111 10101 01001100 00101 00101 011010010 10101 10100 11011010 10111 1101 1001001010 101001 01101 101010010 11011 001001 111010010 1101 1101 001001010 11101 10101 01010110 10101 0101 0010110110 100001 00100 101001110 10101 101101 110010110 1111 10101 11011000 111011 11101 111010010 1011 1101 1110010010 0111 00101 111001110 001011 0111 110010010 101001 01101 1111010010 111001 00111 101011110 10101 11011 11010010 101001 01001 011011010 001001 00101 1010010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 66
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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; of, it are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.

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