This is an analysis of the poem This Quiet Dust Was Gentlemen And Ladies that begins with:
This quiet dust was gentlemen and ladies
And lads and girls;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXa XaXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01011100110 1111 11010100110 1111 01010101010 1111 011101010 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
- Average number of words per stanza: 20
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The author used the same word this at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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