This is an analysis of the poem Poopey Poopoo that begins with:

My grandmother,
Was not into calling her children...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcaXdXebdbcf fcbgXc Xcc ghiahgiXX gXX ieXXdXcdghei
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,6,3,9,3,12,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110 110010010 111 011110110 111100111 1110001010 001011101111010 11010 1110110 0101100 01010 1000 010111 01 1111101111 11110 101011111 10110 11001110101 11101101011101 111 11100 10101101101110 111 101001 110110 101110111 10101101101 100100111010100 011101100 111000111101100 111 1101100 1110101001 1101 111 1001100100 111011010 111011110 1010101 0101001 111011111 101111 11010111 1101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 201
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 45
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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, as are repeated.

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

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