This is an analysis of the poem The Stars that begins with:
ONLY the stars remain to travelers' eyes
Unalterable; the waters change their hue... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef ghgh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 10010101001 01000010111 01010001001 0101010101 1111111101 1111010001 1101010101 1101000111 1111010111 1101000101 1011110111 11100111101 1001010101 1111011101 1101010111 1111010100
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; to, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, still are repeated.
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