This is an analysis of the poem Where Sings The Whippoorwill that begins with:

Golden-Gray the twilight lingers
In the glory of the west, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaBacadadeXecfBf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101110 0010001 10100010 1010101 100111010 1001101 10101010 1010101 101001010 1011101 10001010 1110101 10111010 1011101 10100010 1010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 507
  • Average number of words per stanza: 86
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Where Sings The Whippoorwill;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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