This is an analysis of the poem The Indolent Mist Of Autumn that begins with:

The indolent mist of autumn at last dispersed…
It hovers between the towers, like the incense full of dreams...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabb XcXa cXXX XaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010010101101 010010101001101 101000101001101 10111110010111 01010111101101 010100101010001 1010001111001 101010101011101 1001011001001 010010100101010 11101110000100110 1111010101010100 0010010101101 101010001010 111111010 1111100100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 222
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 55 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, of are repeated.

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  • summary of The Indolent Mist Of Autumn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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