This is an analysis of the poem Little Bird that begins with:
A Little bird sits in our cottonwood tree,
And perks his head and sings;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababCdaeeeaaffXgaAaCX X XhXhCdagggaaXXiiaAaCX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,1,21,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01011011011 110111 100011101 1110111 1001 1101010 100111 111110010 11101110 01101010 10011001 011010101001 1101101 11101011 11101010 01111110 11101110111 1001 1101110111 0101 1101010 1 11100111111 1110101 111011111 110101 1001 1101010 010111 11101010 11101110 10101010 001001 10101010001 1100110 110111 11101110 10101010 111111111001 1001 11111111001 0101 1101010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 418
- Average number of words per stanza: 82
- Amount of lines: 43
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, every, day, you, from, spray are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, you are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines day, sir, spray are repeated).
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