This is an analysis of the poem He Gave Me No Meat that begins with:

My brother, I am hungry,—give me food
Such as my Father gives me at his board;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaababacdcdaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101110111 1111011101 1111000010 1101010101 1111010101 11001111111 0010011101 1111001111 1101010111 1111010101 0111010101 111110111 1111010011 1001011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 590
  • Average number of words per stanza: 126
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me, of, thee are repeated.

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