This is an analysis of the poem To My Own Minature Picture Taken At Two Years Of Age that begins with:
And I was once like this! that glowing cheek
Was mine, those pleasure-sparkling eyes, that brow... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbbbcdefbcffbfXgadhXbXXifXXeXhghieXei
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 38,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111101101 11110100111 1101011101 11001010100 1111010001 1111010101 1101010111 0111110101 0101010101 1101011111 0101011101 0101001100 1111011111 0111110101 11100011111 1001110010 11111100101 1101111101 11001011111 1011110101 01010010100 10010010111 01011100100 11111111001 0101011101 10001010101 1101111110 1111100101 1101111101 100101010 1111110101 1111010101 10001010101 10010101001 0101011100 0101010101 0101010001 11001010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1671
- Average number of words per stanza: 287
- Amount of lines: 38
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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.
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