This is an analysis of the poem I Would Go Home Again—to Rooms... that begins with:

I would go home again—to rooms
With sadness large at eventide,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbX acXc adbd XeXe Xeae Xaaa cfbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110101 01011100 10111101 10010111 111101010 11110111 110100110 11110101 110101010 11001101 010101010 11111111 01011101 11011101 010111110 11011101 01110101 11000101 010101110 11001111 011111111 11010101 01110111 01110101 111111110 101010100 11111111 110100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; and, to, way are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words as, the are repeated.

    The author used the same word again at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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