This is an analysis of the poem To Tu Fu From Shantung that begins with:
You ask how I spend my time--
I nestle against a treetrunk...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXa XabX bX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,2,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111111 11001010 1100101 0011111 1011111 0101011 110101 1011010010 111 110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 93
- Average number of words per stanza: 17
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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