Analysis of Offerings

Walt Whitman 1819 (West Hills) – 1892 (Camden)




   A THOUSAND perfect men and women appear,
   Around each gathers a cluster of friends, and gay children and
         youths, with offerings.


Scheme ABC
Poetic Form Tercet 
Metre 01001101001 011100101101100 11100
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 148
Words 23
Sentences 2
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3
Lines Amount 3
Letters per line (avg) 34
Words per line (avg) 7
Letters per stanza (avg) 103
Words per stanza (avg) 21
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 21, 2023

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Walt Whitman

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