This is an analysis of the poem Falling Leaves that begins with:
Now the leaves are falling, bronze and brown and yellow,
Some are dry as parchment, crisp as new bank notes.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabacaba bdcdbbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101110111110 11111011111 1011101110 111010011 101110100110 00101110110 1001001110 10010010101 1001101111010 1111010101 1011101010 10101000101 11010101110 10101010111 101010101100 10001010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 368
- Average number of words per stanza: 67
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of Falling Leaves;
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- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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