This is an analysis of the poem The Satin Bower-Bird that begins with:

Spare a bloom of blue, lady,
To adorn a bower.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcccb adadeeed afafgggf ahahiiih
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010110 001010 01000110 101010 1110101 1111111 1010101 101110 1001110 10111 1000110 10101 1011101 1110101 1010101 11101 1110110 01101 1110110 11101 1001101 0010111 1010111 10011 1011110 10101 1110110 11101 1011101 1110101 0010101 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 210
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • 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.

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  • history of its creation;
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