This is an analysis of the poem Vanity that begins with:

Suddenly
the limpid ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXcd eXbfecXXfad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100 010 10 001000 10 01001 101 1 10010 01 101 010 011 100101 10 1001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 64
  • Average number of words per stanza: 11
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 11 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 2
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Vanity;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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