This is an analysis of the poem City Dusk that begins with:
COME out . . . . out
To this inevitable night of mine ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbcca dedefdf agdg eDdDbbXbagg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,7,4,11,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111 0001000101 1110011 11001100 111111 01000101 11111010100 0111011001 11111000111 111111 11000101110 10010101 10101110 111111101 111111 1101000101 1010111 10101010001 0101 10111010101 0101 1100110011 001001111 1001110101 01001010001 1101010111 111101010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 208
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 27
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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