This is an analysis of the poem Marc Greets Things In The Morning that begins with:

Hi boy with the bike on the vase on the bloom
ploom ploom...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaabXbbc ccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001101101 11 111010 111010 11001001 1 1100101 111 001001 111111 1101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 162
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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; hi, on, i, fish are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word hi is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines table, fish are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase cap connects the lines.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Marc Greets Things In The Morning;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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