This is an analysis of the poem Silent Noon that begins with:

Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass, --
The finger-points look through like rosy blooms: ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXaabba ccdXXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1111000111 0101111101 1111010111 11001110101 1111110111 1101010101 1011010111 110010110101 1001110101 1101110001 101100101001 1110111101 0110000010010 1111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 335
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Silent Noon;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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