This is an analysis of the poem Spring Song Ii that begins with:

THE spring is here, and the long nights grow
Less bitterly cold than awhile ago; ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddaaeeff gghh ffffXf iiiiggcchhccddbbaa ddjjff kkXXhhiiccffffff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,4,6,18,6,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0010110111 1100110101 111110111 101010111 01110111 110101101 1111111101 111001011001 011100111 011010111 1110101101 111111011 1110101101 100101 1101011001 011111111 010111001 00110111111 0101000111 110100101 1001011111 0111101011 10100101111 100101 0010101101 010100101 110100101 0101011010 011100111 0101100101 010100101 0010101101 1101100101 010100111 11111011011 010101101 00100100101 11101001001 10111110101 11001111011 1111111101 1111111101 11101101011 111110111 111010111 00111011111 1111011011 100101 1100111111 1110110111 00100111111 1111101101 0110101101 1101001001 001001001001 1011111101 11111001010 10100101101 01000101011 00101110111 010100101 110010101 10100101011 10010100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 468
  • Average number of words per stanza: 88
  • Amount of lines: 69
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; their, they, no, in, strike, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words or, the are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word here at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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