This is an analysis of the poem Swimming that begins with:
I have just drunk the waters of Changsha
And come to eat the fish of Wuchang. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXabcbXbXaXdaXcdb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111010010 110101010 11110010111 10010010101 1011111 101110100011 011111 1110110101 1111101 11001 101111 11101 0101010111 100110000101 1010111001 01110111 101110001010 0101001011 01010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 725
- Average number of words per stanza: 139
- Amount of lines: 19
- Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; of, to are repeated.
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