This is an analysis of the poem A Winter's Night that begins with:
The pale moon shining from a pallid sky
Lit half the street, and over half she laid... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbacbbc deffde
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0111000101 1101110111 0101010111 1101010101 01110101000 01001010111 11001110101 1101010100 0111010101 1111110101 1001010111 1001010001 0101011011 0101011100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 304
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, no are repeated.
The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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