This is an analysis of the poem To A Snowflake that begins with:
What heart could have thought you? --
Past our devisal ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbccXbdaeXXfegfXcXdgX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111 11100 110110 10110 100010 011000 1000010 11011 110111 010110 101110 10100 110111 011010 01001 111111 1101100 10010 10010 100101 001001 1010010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 543
- Average number of words per stanza: 81
- Amount of lines: 22
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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