This is an analysis of the poem An Old Lesson From The Fields that begins with:
Even as I watched the daylight how it sped
From noon till eve, and saw the light wind pass... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaaXba cXaabc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 10111011101 0111110111 0111010101 1111110101 0101010101 1111010101 1111111001 1111110111 11111100111 1101110100 1111000111 11011010111 1111010101 10010101011
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 310
- Average number of words per stanza: 58
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word oh is repeated.
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