This is an analysis of the poem Our Own that begins with:
They walk here with us, hand-in-hand;
We gossip, knee-by-knee;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11101101 110111 11111111 011100 11011101 110011 01110101 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 256
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 8
- 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; they, by, good are repeated.
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- summary of Our Own;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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