This is an analysis of the poem Afternoon On A Hill that begins with:
I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun! ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xaba bbXb Xaaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1000101 1001 10101010 1111 1011111 1101 1011101 1011 1110101 1001 1011101 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
- Average number of words per stanza: 20
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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