This is an analysis of the poem Absent Place&Mdash;An April Day that begins with:

Absent Place—an April Day—... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX aXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 1010001010 10101 1110100 001110 111010 101100 101011 1010000
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 68
  • Average number of words per stanza: 10
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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