This is an analysis of the poem Noey's Night-Piece that begins with:

'They ain't much 'tale' about it!' Noey said.--
'K'tawby grapes wuz gittin' good-n-red... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 624
  • Average number of words per stanza: 117
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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, his, o' are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, the are 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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