This is an analysis of the poem Autumn that begins with:

What doesn't enter then my slumbering mind?
-Derzhavin... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aX bcddedcfd Xgbaacaea Xadhijdhd XidkcXkfh bchillfkd bkamkhmhf Xbbkdanhj XimfccgnX XakghXcch hcfafXchn bhnkidead Xe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11010111001 100 1 0101010111 110101010 010101010101 011101010101 0110010111010 0011101010001 01010100011 11010101001 1 00111111001 01001010101101 010111010111 010101110101 110110011 0111111001 11110101010 11011111 1 1100010111 010100011101 110101010101 100111011111 1101010101 10011101110 010101 11010101110 1 1101111111 0111111111 111111010 011111110001 0101010111 1101011111010 11011100011101 11010100011101 1 0101011101 11111101010 0101010101 1101100000100 1101011100 010101110001 11011101010 11000101 1 1100011100 11111110010 0010010101 0111000101110 0110101001 110111010101 0101110101 0111011101 1 010101110001 1100010101 11010100010 0111010001 0111010111 0101110101 01110101 11110100001 1 11011101 0101110111 0111010101 10001111001101 0111110011 100101010101 01011011010 011101010 1 1101010101 01011101010 100101110101 010101011101 110111110101 010101010101 11010111010 11011111 1 1101010101 01011101010 1100010101 11010101010 0101111001 0110010110 1111010101 1111010111 1 1101011101 11110100010 1101010101010 010011110101 110101011001010 110101100101 1111110101 0101011101 1 01110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 318
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 103
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, and, with, of, she are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

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