This is an analysis of the poem A Child Said, What Is The Grass? that begins with:
A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full
hands;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcd ae fcdb Xe XXbcXg b hegfhh fbeb bbi eeih efe XXccf bfX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,4,2,6,1,6,4,3,4,3,5,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01110011000101 1 1111001111110 010111 11010010110101010 1110 111000100001 01011100010001 100101100001011 11101111 11101001010011 001010 1110001011010 1011001011110 1 1001111011 101010011100 1101001 110101010011101 1000111101 0101010001011 0100111011110 01011011010101 011101101101 11110101 01010100001101 10 10101001011 101010011101 11011011101001 1101111100101 110 11110101010111 110 10101111101011 1011011 1111101001111 111110100101 10 11011111 01011101011 101011011011111 1010010 11010101 1110110110010 101010001101011 100
- Amount of stanzas: 13
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 152
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 47
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- 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; of, i, it, be, from, may, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words it, and, what are repeated.
The author used the same word or at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines laps is repeated).
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