This is an analysis of the poem The Two Locks Of Hair. From The German Of Pfeizer that begins with:

A Youth, light-hearted and content,
I wander through the world... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaX caca dede afaf Xdgd gbgbXbbbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110110 110101 11010111 1101010 11111101 101111 10010101 01111 11011101 110001 11111111 010101 01110011 0011111 01010011 110101 110101010 111111 11010111 011111 11111101 111101 01000101 010001 11111101 110101 11011101 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, i are repeated.

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

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