This is an analysis of the poem Green Fields And Running Brooks that begins with:

Ho! green fields and running brooks!
Knotted strings and fishing-hooks... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb aAaa ccAa XXaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101 1011101 0010101 1010001 1011101 1111101 1010101 0010100 1011101 0100101 1111101 1011101 1110001 1000100 1010111 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; of is repeated.

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