This is an analysis of the poem The Snow-Blossoms that begins with:

But yestereve the winter trees
Reared leafless, blackly bare,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa XbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000101 110101 11110101 010111 110010101 100101 01111101 1101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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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