This is an analysis of the poem Girl-Gladness that begins with:
It’s holiday time on the hollyhock hills,
And I wish you would come with me laddie-love, now,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXabbbccdedeffgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01011101011 11111101111 01011001011 01011011111 11101 101101 111101011001 01101001001 01001111001 111111101 101001101001 11101001011 11011011001 01101001001 101011011011 11001111001 11101011101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 750
- Average number of words per stanza: 152
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and are repeated.
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