This is an analysis of the poem Driving through Minnesota During the Hanoi Bombings that begins with:
We drive between lakes just turning green;
Late June. The white turkeys have been moved ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXaXXcXbdXeeXffcXdXcabXeb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 26,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110111101 110110101 0101011 110101011 101011 1011 0101010101 10100010110000 0101 1011011 1101100100 1100110 100 0110011110 011 01011011011 11 1100 111000111001 111010 1101 001 10100001010 101111100 00101011100 10011010010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 852
- Average number of words per stanza: 142
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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