This is an analysis of the poem Eternal Child that begins with:

O the nameless eternal child
you have come across unknown lands,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbX bcdXd Xdec fddfa eX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,4,5,2,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100101 11101011 1100011111 1010001010 1111111101 01110 1111001 11111111 101100110111 1111 11010010111 10010101010 110111 1010100100 01010110110 0111011 1010111 111100010 11010011100 1001101 0100101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 119
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • 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; you is repeated.

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

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  • summary of Eternal Child;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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