This is an analysis of the poem Hunting Song that begins with:

Round us rolls the heather's sheen,
Heather's sheen,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa bbbb cccc dddd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 101 1010011 011 1110101 101 1110101 101 1011101 101 0110101 101 11101001 1001 1000101 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 93
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Hunting Song;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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