This is an analysis of the poem The Roosting Crows that begins with:
On Soochow’s terrace the crows find their nests.
The King of Wu in his palace drinks with Hsi Shih....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabX XXba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101001111 010100100101011 101001100110110 110010100101 011010101010 1110010101 101100110 11100110111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 190
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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; of is repeated.
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- Analysis of Lament For Mr Tai
- Analysis of The Exile’s Letter
- Analysis of Waking From Drunken Sleep On A Spring Day.