This is an analysis of the poem Now The Sweet Eves Are Withered that begins with:
Now the sweet eves are withered like the flowers of October
What should we tell the willow, and the reeds, and the lagoons!-...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdced fgfg fdaad ebXbbbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,4,5,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101111010100010 11110111011001 11010111110 111101 0101010101010 10110011 011101010 1001001011 11110111 100111011110 1011100101 11110100110 1101010101 11110100110 11011111 101111010 11100111010 1011 10110101001 0111010101 11111111110 0111011111 1111111001 1001100101 0101001100 1101111101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 224
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, we, to, love are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word what is repeated.
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