This is an analysis of the poem Painted Ones that begins with:

Theyre 'red' today, and theyre 'white' tomorrow -
Ah, no tapestry! No flowers, this!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcbc bXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11011110011 111001100 100010010100 1101001101 1001101110 010110111 11011110100 001100111 01010110100 101100101 11110001100 0111010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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  • summary of Painted Ones;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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