This is an analysis of the poem On The Grasshopper (From The Greek) that begins with:
Happy songster, perch'd above,
On the summit of the grove,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeebbccccccbbXbff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101 1010001 1010101 0010001 0110101 1010101 1110011 1010101 1010011 1110101 1010101 10001001 10001010 10101110 1111101 1011111 1110101 1010101 1110111 1010101 11101000 10101010 1110101 1000111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 720
- Average number of words per stanza: 123
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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