This is an analysis of the poem The Farmer's Daughter Cherry that begins with:

The Farmer quit what he was at,
The bee-hive he was smokin':... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXXbcb dededfgf dcdXdXdX agaghXhX aXaXfXfh ibiXabab jbjbaehX jbibdede klklmhmj nlnlhehX adadoeoX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011111 0111110 11010111 1111110 11110101 1101010 1011111 1111010 11111101 1111110 11111101 1101010 11111111 1110110 11111101 1101010 11010101 0101110 111010111 010110 11011101 1101010 01010101 1101010 11111111 011111 11010111 010101 11110101 11100010 11110111 1111010 101011011 1111110 11011111 1101010 11111111 0101110 11110101 110110 11010111 0101110 11110111 1011110 11010101 1101110 11011101 0101110 11010101 1101010 01100111 0111010 11000111 1101010 11010101 0101110 01010111 1101010 01010101 1111010 01010111 1101010 11110001 1101010 11010111 1101010 100100111 1001110 01010101 1101010 01001101 0101110 11000101 0111110 01011111 00100010 11010101 1111110 01010101 1101010 01010101 1110010 11111101 1101010 11110001 1101110 11110111 0110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 259
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; he, and, i, or, her, his are repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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