This is an analysis of the poem Dream Tryst that begins with:

The breaths of kissing night and day
Were mingled in the eastern Heaven, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbaaaXXbcbdedeXfbfXcfc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010111 010001010 10001100 110101110 11111111 11110101 1111001001 11010 11110011 11111111 11110011 11111111 01010101 01010111 01000101 001101 01000101 11010111 11111101 11111111 1101111010 10011101 10111101 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 881
  • Average number of words per stanza: 166
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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