This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet To Twilight that begins with:

Meek Twilight! soften the declining day,
And bring the hour my pensive spirit loves;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdebebdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 1111000101 11010110101 11001010101 1101010101 1101010101 10010100001 1111010111 1101000101 10010001010 1101000101 110011010010 1101010101 1111010101 1101110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 599
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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