This is an analysis of the poem To My Brooklet. (From The French Of Ducis) that begins with:
Thou brooklet, all unknown to song,
Hid in the covert of the wood! ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd XcXc efef dgdg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11010101 10010001 11111101 11110101 11011101 11010011 10110111 101111011 01011101 01000101 011111000 01010101 11010101 11010101 110100111 01010001 11110101 01011111 10110001 11010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- 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; thy, his are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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