This is an analysis of the poem A Song Of Changgan that begins with:
My hair had hardly covered my forehead.
I was picking flowers, paying by my door, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdXa XXedfXfg XebhXchdddga cacX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,12,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111010110 11101010111 1111010011 11001011011 111010101011 101111010 11110111 11011111 111011010110 111101101 11011101111 10111110111 11010111011111 111011001001010 1111011110110 10100110111010 11101111111 111010100110111 111111111111 0101001001011 10101110101 10110110101 110011100101 101110111010 10101011010 1111111111 1111101101110 11010101 110111110101010 1010111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 363
- Average number of words per stanza: 68
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, and, of, i are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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