This is an analysis of the poem Too Much Light that begins with:
It was a mighty snug resort, that Sydney-side hotel:
A snug resort where fellows dined 'not wisely, but too well';... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaa bbXX ccXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01010101110101 01011101110111 010111011101010 110100011101110 110001011101010 1110010101010110 11010101110101 11111101010101 11010101110101 11010001100101 1100010111111 11110101111110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 238
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 50 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; very is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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