This is an analysis of the poem Sonnets Of The Empire: Dawn At Liverpool that begins with:

The Sunlight laughs along the serried stone
About whose feet the wastrel tide runs free; ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabXa cdacda
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0111010101 0111010111 1101010101 0101010101 1101010111 1111110001 1101000100 1101110001 1111110001 1101010111 11010111001 1011111111 1111011101 10110100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 315
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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.

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