This is an analysis of the poem Fading* that begins with:
She sits beside the window. All who pass
Turn once again to gaze on her sweet face.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa bcbc dada eXec efef cdcd fgfg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1101010111 1101011011 1011111101 011001101 11110101001 0111010111 0111010111 1111111101 1111010101 1101010101 1111010101 1101011101 1101110101 01010111010 0111111101 1111011101 11111101111 10010100111 1101010111 1111010101 1111010111 1111001011 1111010111 1111110101 1101110101 1001110001 1111011111 0101110101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 180
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, we, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word her is repeated.
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- summary of Fading*;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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