This is an analysis of the poem I Saw A New World that begins with:

I SAW a new world in my dream,
Where all the folks alike did seem: ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb aacc ccdd eebb eebb aaff gXee ccgghh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011011 11010101 111111110 111111110 11011101 11111111 111011110 111010101 11111111 1110111 11111111111 0110100101 11010111 0011100101 1101110010 11011011010 11011101 11011101 11101110110 1111011110 11110111 1101101101 00110111011 111010111 1110111100 110100110 111101111 1100101101 11101111 11111111 001011011111 0011111101 1011110101 0111101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; no, there, nobody, i, long, d, to, for, and, my, our are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words there, i, and, where, in are repeated.

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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