This is an analysis of the poem Grown-Up Talk that begins with:
Half-Past-Six and I were talking
In a very grown-up way;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab XbcX dXXX cdXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111010 0010111 111110010 1101101 1011011100 1110101 101101010 11101010 11101110 1010101 01111110 010111001100 11111110 1001111 100111011 10110010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 16
- 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.
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