This is an analysis of the poem My Face Turned Upwards To The Sky that begins with:

My face turned upwards to the sky
One summer night I lay upon some hay... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabc XbXd baXb cbXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110001 1101110111 010111010 1100101 011100111 110101 1111010100 111101 1011000101 110101110011 01100101 1101010001 10010111 11110001 1101001010 110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; it is repeated.

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