This is an analysis of the poem Perpetual Winter Never Known that begins with:
When the light falls on winter evenings
And the river makes no sound in its passing...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbcdXaed Xbeaaedec
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101111010 10101110010 01010101101 1001101011 111010101010 10011100101 11110101010 11010111111 1111010001 01110101010 11011111 1101011111 11010010110 110101001010 111101001101 1010010101 100111111 101010100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 386
- Average number of words per stanza: 68
- Amount of lines: 19
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; its, not are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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