This is an analysis of the poem A Child's Amaze that begins with:
SILENT and amazed, even when a little boy,
I remember I heard the preacher every Sunday put God in his... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101011010101 101011010100111100 10 1010011101100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 176
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 4
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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