This is an analysis of the poem A Country Life that begins with:
A bird that I don't know,
Hunched on his light-pole like a scarecrow,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abccacdceXXXaafdXaaXgccdXcXdXhehifbdcjjdchghfXXicfXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 52,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011111 110111010 11110001 011100101 010101111 011111101 011101010 01111100 01010 0111101110 1111010001000 01111111 01110011 11111111 111101010 100101110 010111011 001110101 111111 010110010 110111000100 101011101 0111001101 110110010 0101110010 0101001100 01010001 011111110 1101011000 10011111 1100010100 0101 00100101 01101101 110001010010 100010001010 11011101 011001111111 01110101010 1011101110 1101011100 11 0111 01000101 10110100010 0111010101 100111 0011001 11101001 01010101 01010001 100111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1881
- Average number of words per stanza: 338
- Amount of lines: 52
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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