This is an analysis of the poem Presence Of Eternity that begins with:

The stone grows old.
Eternity is not for stones.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXXaXXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111 01000111 1111100101011 10101000 11011011111100 1000101 1101101111 1111111101011 1111 001101000100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 383
  • Average number of words per stanza: 73
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; this, and are repeated.

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