This is an analysis of the poem Krishna Denying He Stole The Butter that begins with:

O mother mine, I did not eat the butter
come dawn, with the herds,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXabXbaXacaXbcacba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011011010 11001 1110010 11011011010 1110110010 1111011 10110111 111110010 10101011 11111010 110111100 1011110 100101100 1010111 11111010 11011110 1010011 1101001 1011011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 634
  • Average number of words per stanza: 128
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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