This is an analysis of the poem An Improver that begins with:
Maisie's been holding down her head all day,
Her little red head. And her pointed chin ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbXcbcbaabcac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1001010111 0101110101 1101111100 0111110111 0101101101 0111111101 1001010101 1101111101 1101011101 1101010111 0101010101 0101000101 1001101111 1011010100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 607
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her is repeated.
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