This is an analysis of the poem The Female that begins with:

BIRTH
In the instinct of no-creature-of-Nature...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a Bcd e Xfg h iXhjec a jfgd d jbi aXhBc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,3,1,3,1,6,1,4,1,3,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 00100110010 010011001010100 101001001 11 11101 101010110001 11001 1010 1110011 111110111 11001101 1011100101 1111001 0101001100111 1 111110 1111110 110101 1010 11 011101010 01010101010 0100110111 1 1111010 00100110010 0010011101000
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 70
  • Average number of words per stanza: 13
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, your are repeated.

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

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  • summary of The Female;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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