This is an analysis of the poem A New England Thanksgiving that begins with:
IT is the mellow season
When gold enchantment lies... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbbdbd efgfgaba hcfcifef fcfcXjbj Xfefecbc hbabbiXi Xeacaedbd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0001010 110101 1111111 010101 0101111 110110 0111110 111101 1101111 010111 0111010 010111 1111010 1111001 110101 110111 1111010 010111 1100010 011101 01100110 010101 1011111 110101 1111011 010101 0101110 010111 0100100 110101 1101010 111111 0111010 011101 0111010 010111 1101010 011101 1001110 011101 11001010 010001 010110 100100 0100110 010111 0101010 111111 1101111 110111 0111010 111101 1101010 110000 1111010 111111
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 225
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 62
- Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; our, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, our are repeated.
The author used the same word here at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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