This is an analysis of the poem Farmer, Dying that begins with:
for Hank and Nancy
Seven thousand acres of grass have faded yellow...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XaXbcdefXg fbXhffhedfiXcaiccfg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,10,19,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 11110 1010100111010 001111010 10100010100 1111000111 10111101011 001000110111 0101111101 01110111101 1010010101 1010101011001 11010101010 111011011101 11101010111 01000100111011 0011010111 11011101100 01101110111 0111000111 1010111111100 011110100111 01010011101 1111011110001 0111011011010 111010110010 10101010111 00110110111 1101011111 111100111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 341
- Average number of words per stanza: 63
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; he, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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