This is an analysis of the poem Hiroshima Child that begins with:
I come and stand at every door
But none can hear my silent tread ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabA acbc XaXa daXA deae
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111001 11111101 11110101 11111111 01010111 01010101 01011111 11011111 11111101 11111111 11111101 11110101 11111111 11111101 11110111 11111111 11110111 11011101 11010001 11111111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; i, my, for, need, no, and, that are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words my, i are repeated.
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