This is an analysis of the poem The Silent Singer that begins with:
The lights are all low, for the sun's in the west,
But where is the singer that lulled us to rest? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 01111101001 11001011101 01011011111 11111001011 11011001011 11101101011 11101011011 1100101111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 382
- Average number of words per stanza: 74
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Silent Singer;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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