This is an analysis of the poem The Dawn that begins with:
All the wild waves rock'd in shadow,
And the world was dim and grey,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcdc efdf cgbg hcec eihi
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111011 1011111 11101110 1010101 10101110 10010111 10111110 0110111 111010010 1010111 10101010 1010001 11101011 1110111 10101110 1011101 10111010 1010111 10111110 0010101 10101010 1010111 10101110 1110101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 135
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word ah is repeated.
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- idea of the verse;
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