This is an analysis of the poem The Poet And The Children that begins with:
WITH a glory of winter sunshine... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X aXaX baca XaXa ddad cdeX bfbf egXg Xcac edgd daeX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110 001001011 100101 00101010 1110111 001101010 1011101 101101010 011110 01001110 0010101 00101011 1010101 10111011 10100111 111101010 0100101 01001110 0100101 11011010 10101001 111001010 111101 11010010 1100101 10110110 010111 00101010 1010111 00101110 0010111 0101101010 100111 11001010 10100101 11010010 111101 1010010010 101001010 00100110 110010010
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 41
- 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; his, and, from, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words from, and, the are repeated.
The author used the same words with, and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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