This is an analysis of the poem They Are All My Children that begins with:
Even though their names may escape me,
They are all my children....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aBXXac BXcXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101111011 111110 1110011101 1010010 11101 110101 111110 10011110010 1111101 01010010100 1110101 1100101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 180
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of They Are All My Children;
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- history of its creation;
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