This is an analysis of the poem The Day-Dream that begins with:
THE thronged boughs of the shadowy sycamore
Still bear young leaflets half the summer through;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaXXcddc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 01100100101 1111010101 01010101001 1111100101 010001010111 1101010111 1101011111 11010011101 0101010100 110101110110 1101011101 1111110101 1111100101 1001010001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 648
- Average number of words per stanza: 108
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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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