This is an analysis of the poem Poppy And Mandragora that begins with:

Let us go far from here!
Here there is sadness in the early year:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddee ffgghhiidd jjbbhhiiff kkhhhhccdd XXXeddfXll ffhhddmmdd bbnnggmmcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,10,10,10,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 111101 1101000101 1101111101 0101010111 0101110101 10111010001 0111011001 11010010111 1101001101 011111 111101 0001100101 1101010001 1111010111 11110111010 110100010010 1101011101 1101011101 11000101100 111101 111111 1101011101 0101001101 1011110101 1101010101 1101101101 0101010001 1101110101 0101011101 111111 101111 1111110101 1111110101 110010101001 1001110101 1111000111 0101000101 0101000111 1011010101 1111001 111100 00110111111 1111111110 11000101011 1111010100 1110111111 0111101101 111100010 1111010101 111111 101101 1011111111 0011000101 1101011111 1100110100 11010101001 10111001010 1111110101 1001111101 111111 100101 0101010101 0111001011 0111110111 0101010111 0111011111 1101011000 1111010001 1101111101 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 393
  • Average number of words per stanza: 75
  • Amount of lines: 70
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; here, and, of, no are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words here, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word let at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase here connects the lines.

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