This is an analysis of the poem The Angels Of Sleep that begins with:

Asleep the child fell
When night cast its spell;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AabbcX ddAaee ffAacX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011 11101 01011 01011 011010010110 111111111110 01101 01011 01011 11101 110110110110 010111010110 01000 11001 01011 11111 110010110010 011110111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 212
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of The Angels Of Sleep;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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