This is an analysis of the poem Song In The Songless that begins with:
They have no song, the sedges dry,
And still they sing.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbabaab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110101 1111 00011111 1111 01111101 1101 10110101 0111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 210
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; they is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines sing is repeated).
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