This is an analysis of the poem The Graduate Leaving College that begins with:
What summons do I hear?
The morning peal, departure's knell; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab caca dede fgfg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110111 010110001 11110101 110111 010101 01011101 01010101 100111 111101 01010101 010010111 110101 0111010 10110101 111101110 100101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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