This is an analysis of the poem Grey-Eyed Mabel that begins with:
I gazed on orbs of flashing black;
I met the glow of hazel light; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabaXcacXXdXaa efefagagdbdbhh igigagbgfgfgee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,14,14,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110101 11010101 11010101 11000101 11110101 011001010 01110101 010111010 11110101 01011101 11110101 111101110 11110111 11011111 11001101 11111101 11011101 11011101 11011111 01010101 11011101 11110101 01011101 11110111 01011111 01010101 01010101 01011101 11110111 01011101 11111101 11111101 11111111 001101001 110010111 11011111 11111101 11110111 11110101 10111111 11111101 11110111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 524
- Average number of words per stanza: 97
- Amount of lines: 42
- Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; i, of, that, and, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, that are repeated.
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