This is an analysis of the poem The Mother that begins with:
I do not grudge them: Lord, I do not grudge
My two strong sons that I have seen go out...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXbXXaaccXXbXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111011111 1111111111 0111111101 01001101001 11010001110 0101010100 1101 1101110111 0011 0101100101 1111 1111110 11001101110 11110111010 00110111111 11010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 610
- Average number of words per stanza: 119
- Amount of lines: 16
- 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; i, and are repeated.
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