This is an analysis of the poem Crepuscule that begins with:

The sunset-gonfalons are furled
On plains of evening, broad and pale,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011100110 11010111 110010101 01010101 000111001 11010101 010011011 10110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • 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.

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  • summary of Crepuscule;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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