This is an analysis of the poem Such Stuff As Dreams that begins with:

Jenny kissed me in a dream;
So did Elsie, Lucy, Cora, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011001 10101010 1010010 10101110 1010001 10100111 1110101 1011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; say is repeated.

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

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  • summary of Such Stuff As Dreams;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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