This is an analysis of the poem A Calendar Of Sonnets: August that begins with:

Silence again. The glorious symphony
Hath need of pause and interval of peace. ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaXbbacddcdc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 10010100100 1101110001 1101011111 1101010100 0101011100 0100010101 1101110111 0101110100 110110101 1101011001 1110010100 1101011101 1011001001 1101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 578
  • Average number of words per stanza: 97
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

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  • summary of A Calendar Of Sonnets: August;
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