This is an analysis of the poem Small Frogs Killed On The Highway that begins with:

I would leap too...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdeeXffeXbXdg gaXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 1111 0001 01101 001010111001 10101001 1111100010 111110 001101110 00110101000110 1011110 11101 01010100011 11001 10 010111110 101011 001111 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 264
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

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  • summary of Small Frogs Killed On The Highway;
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