This is an analysis of the poem The Sun Rises Bright In France that begins with:

THE sun rises bright in France,
   And fair sets he; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXX bXXa XaXX cacX babX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0110101 1111 111101111 1111 10111110 110111 101011110 11101 11001110 111101 1111110 1111 0111010 1010001 1111110 1111 11110110 111100 1111111 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; he, my, to are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word countree at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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