This is an analysis of the poem Spring Longing that begins with:

Lilac hazes veil the skies.
Languid sighs... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabaab ccdeed ffbaaX Xbgbbg ddhddh iiagga jjkjjk ggddXd bbcddc iiaffa llijXi jjbggb mmhiih
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 101 1010101 1110101 101 0010111 1110101 101 0010101 1110101 101 1010101 1010101 111 1110101 1010101 111 00101010 1010110 101 1110111 1011101 101 10001101 1110011 101 1011101 101001 101 10100001 1111101 101 10111010 1100101 1001 10101010 1000101 101 11100110 1110111 100 10101001 1110101 001 0010001 10111010 1010 0010101 1010101 111 1111101 11101001 001 0111101 1011101 101 1110111 1010101 101 1110101 1011111 101 0010111 0011001 101 1010001 1011101 101 10100101 1110101 111 10100111 11111110 1010 10101001 1011101 111 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 78
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Spring Longing;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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