This is an analysis of the poem Wag Your Tail that begins with:
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCBC dXedXe ABCBC Xefcfd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,5,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11 101 1011 1110110 1001111 11 1101 11101 10111101 11101 111 11 101 1011 1110110 1001111 1111 111111111 111011111 11001 11101011111 1001110111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 23
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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