This is an analysis of the poem I Do Not Fear To Own Me Kin that begins with:

I DO not fear to own me kin
To the glad clods in which spring flowers begin;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbcc bcaa bbbbddeeff gghhijjXeii
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,10,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110111 001101011001 10110011 1101010001 11000111 10110011 0111011100 11010101 1111011111 1111000101 0111 01010101 010100010 1101010010 11010001 1111110111 11010101 111101111 1111111 010100001 11110111 11010111 1011010110 10111111 11010011010 11010101 00011111 01010100 10110111 010111010 010111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 286
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; to, and, of, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words that, the, they, since are repeated.

    The author used the same word of at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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