This is an analysis of the poem From A School Anthology that begins with:

1. E. Larionova
E. Larionova. Brunette. A colonel's ...

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabXacbbdceXfcghgibXjbkjakbjaajflcmahdXaXndaXmXggmgaXggegohacggjbjlmapjmbddaiXikgcbffbcoXcciqjhcgcgXbajggfpgkaraaadbdbbblibjagdcXgXXbajdbbcXgXbnajcbhacbkddnddfbodqdldgkdbdihaXdrjdbjgajdjqgdgbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 192,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111000 1100001010 1010101 11111100010 110101010 1111010111 0101100110 11101011 01011011 10110011 110101 010100101 111011 11 0100110101 1110100010 1010001 11001101101 11001101 1100010100 1101010 111001010100 0110101 11110101100 11100010101 10101111010101 10011101001 11110110010 1111000111 01110101 11110101110 101101010101 10001011101010 1110011 010010001 1110011 10001101101 101101101 110100 101000101 0101110100 011101 11111001 110110110 00101010 111101011 0101010001 10111111 010101001 101001001 11001010001 10100101 10100101 011100100010 11100100101 10101010101 111110101 110100111 11010101000100 1111001010 1100110101 11111111010 01000001010 011100 1001111011 110101100110 1010111010 01000101 11000101 0101100100 01110110 010101 111111 110101000100 1110010 11011110 101111101001 1111110101 11011 11 101010101100 01101011101 0111110111 11000101 11100111 11011100 101010001011 1101010011 11100 110000101 0101110101 010111010 1111000111 00110100 11110010 101001111 01000100101 0010101010 10001110011 0111010 1010101 11011101 100010100 010101101 11001101010 111101 001000110100 10101001 1101101 01000101010 101101010 0010010011100 1011001010 010010001 0101001001 11000101 101100011 01100111000 01001001101 101010001 010101110 110101011101 00111001101 1011100010 0110110 100101010 111100 01110111 010010010 11110001010 000101010101 1110 1101101011 0011100101 01110111010 10010010101 11000101001 10011011010 101100001 101101010100 111100010 1011100 1111110011 01010000101 1010001 1110110 110101011 11001110101 11000100101 11010110 11010101 0010111101100 1011000001001 010010100010 10100110010101 1011010101 1101010111 1010010011 1010011 010111 100100100 010100110011 111111 01010010 01000101010 00110101111 11111001 10001011 101011 110100001010 11011110 1101011001 110110100 0101110 11010100 1010011 11010110010 101000110 10010001 0111101001 010010001110 011001010001 101010111 110010111010 1101000101 1101101110 011011110 011001010 100111001101 101110110010 001010001 1001111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 7246
  • Average number of words per stanza: 1255
  • Amount of lines: 192
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, living, his, he, her, as are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words she, he, at are repeated.

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