This is an analysis of the poem Our Old Song that begins with:
The old song
We used to hear, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcc debf efXa gXdX Xgaab abfcgc Xgcg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,5,6,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011 1101 1110101 1010011 11101011 11010100 1110101 1110101 1111101 001111 111110 11110010 0010101 110111 0011101 10101110 0111111 1010101 1010111 1010110 0110101 1110110 0110101 101111 1110101 1101101 01111 11101010 0110111 01101 10100111
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 31
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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