This is an analysis of the poem And Yet that begins with:

THEY drew him from the darkened room,
Where, swooning in a peace profound, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbacddcebbefccfghhgibbi jkkjcllmammabnnbmnnmhkkh njjnnccnnhhnnoonmllmkpjk boobpmXjannanqqn
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,24,24,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11100101 11000101 01010101 011100001 11001101 01111101 11010001 10010011 01010111 01011011 00111111 11000101 11011101 11010111 11110001 00111101 01110101 11110111 11011100 11110111 11001110 11001101 01010001 11010101 110111001 01010101 10111101 11010111 11011101 10011101 10010101 10010101 11110101 11010111 110000101 11011101 11011101 01100111 01110101 01011001 11110001 00110001 01110011 100101001 0111001101 01011101 11010101 11111100 11110101 11110101 01000111 10110101 11001101 01011101 01011101 10010101 11001101 01100111 10010100 10010101 01010111 11010101 01010001 10010101 100101001 11010101 01100101 01010001 10011111 11111100 01010001 10110011 11010001 11011101 01010111 11010101 01110110 110111001 01010100 11010001 01111101 10010101 10010101 000101001 11010101 11010100 11110100 11111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 826
  • Average number of words per stanza: 143
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, one, with, she, to, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words no, one, the, and, she, i, where are repeated.

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  • summary of And Yet;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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