This is an analysis of the poem One Who Rejects Christ that begins with:

There's farmers and there's farmers,
There's many a field and field,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccb adaad aecce Xaeaae
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101110 1100111 110010101 11110101 1101101 110110010 1101101 1001001010 11101110110 0110111 0111010 111101 110101100 110110111 110101 01001110 011111 111110011 1100110101 0001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; there's, farmers are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words there's, i are repeated.

    The author used the same word there's at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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