This is an analysis of the poem The Doves that begins with:
The house where I was born,
Where I was young and gay, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd aeaE fgfg hihX ihihXaEae
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011111 111111 110101 010101 100101 010111 01111 100101 110111 1111010 011101 1100110 111011 110101 101100 010101 111011 1101001 011101 111010 100101 010111 110111 1100111 010101 1100110 110111 1111010
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
- Average number of words per stanza: 20
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The author used the same word what at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of The Doves;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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