This is an analysis of the poem Rondeau that begins with:
In after days when grasses high
O'er-top the stone where I shall lie,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabba aabC aXbXaC
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 01011101 101011111 11110101 110101001 11110101 11110101 11110111 11011111 0101 11110111 11111101 10110101 01110111 011111001 0101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 162
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, not are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word days at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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