This is an analysis of the poem Ode To The Setting Sun - Prelude that begins with:
The wailful sweetness of the violin
Floats down the hush-ed waters of the wind,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab caca dede bdXX dbdb fgfg hihi jhjh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 0101000001 1101110001 0110010101 0101010101 0111010101 0101110011 0100101100101 1111010101 11011101001 1001001111 10001011101 10111011101 1101011101 0110110100 01010010010 1100110100 1001101101 1111110111 0111010111 1101111111 1100010100 1111010100 1101001111 0101010111 1111010111 11011100101 0111000001 0011011001 1011010111 0111110101 1111011111 1011111101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 173
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 32
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, not, thy are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word for is repeated.
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