This is an analysis of the poem The Jewel that begins with:
There is this cave
In the air behind my body...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001 00101110 111101001 010010 1001010010 11101001 11101100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 197
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 7
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.
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