This is an analysis of the poem Baby Margie that begins with:

Came she with the April dawning ;
Such a tiny, tender thing, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXabcdc efgXbeXe ghahijXj ckjkbjlj liaiXfXf ifeffhjh icacdmam lckcXdid jieikmlm lfkflege bejelmdmahfh lakalmlmXekjbldcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,12,17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001010 1010101 10101010 1010101 11101110 1010101 10101010 1110101 11101010 1110011 10111010 11111101 111001010 1000101 01111100 10110001 10111110 1111101 100001010 10011011 10111111 1001101 101001110 0011101 10101010 1110101 10111010 1110101 11101010 1000101 10111110 10010101 11111010 1010101 11101010 10001001 11111110 1110001 10101010 1011011 111001011 1111101 10101110 1111101 11101010 1000111 11011010 1111101 11101011 1010101 10011010 1010111 10001010 0110111 10111010 1000101 10101110 1110101 11111011 1110111 1111110 1001111 11111010 1110101 10111110 1010101 11101010 1110111 11100111 0011111 10111010 1110101 11101010 0010001 11111111 1111101 11111010 1010101 10100010 1110101 10111010 00100101 10101110 1011101 10111110 1010101 11101010 0010101 11111010 0010101 10101010 10101001 111110110 001001001 11101011 1110100 10111110 0010101 11101010 1110101 111110100 1110101 01111010 1110100 11111010 1010111 11111010 1001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 284
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 108
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; when, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word when is repeated.

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  • summary of Baby Margie;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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