This is an analysis of the poem A Song Of The Setting Sun that begins with:
A song of the setting sun!
The sky in the west is red,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababaa cdcdaa ebebdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0100101 0100101 1010111 1101101 111 110110101 0100101 0100111 0011111 1111111 111 010101101 01001010 1100101 11111110 0010101 111 100100111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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