This is an analysis of the poem The Fir-Tree And The Palm that begins with:
A lonely fir-tree standeth
On a height where north winds blow ; ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa XbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0101110 1011111 010010010 0101111 0100011 1100101 1011010 1010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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.
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