This is an analysis of the poem I'Ll Get One Tomorrow that begins with:
Barber, barber, come and get me;
Hairy torrents irk and fret me....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXbbbccddeeaXffaagghhXXiijjkkXXbXllXXXhhhdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 46,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10101111 10101111 1110101 11110111 10111010 11101010 10101010 1101010 1011111 1111101 1110101 01101 1110111 1010111 1110011 1001101 11100111 010100111 1110011 1011101 110100010 10101110 10111110 101010010 1010110 101001010 1010101 011101011 110101 11010101 1010111 11010011 1111110110 11110101 010101010 110100110 1110101 1010111 1010010 01011111 1110011100 11101010 10101011 1011111 100010001 11010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1424
- Average number of words per stanza: 264
- Amount of lines: 46
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, it, i, to, your, bring, me, leave, barber are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words why, bring, leave, barber are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me, tickles are repeated).
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