This is an analysis of the poem Clock-O'-Clay that begins with:
In the cowslip pips I lie,
Hidden from the buzzing fly,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Aabbaa bbccaa ddAaaa bbeeaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0010111 1000101 1110111 10011101 1110111 1010111 1010101 1011111 1111101 1010111 10100111 1111111 1111111 1011101 0010111 0011111 1111111 1110111 11101110 11101010 1010111 1110101 1111111 1010101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 193
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 24
- 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:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word in is repeated.
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