This is an analysis of the poem A May Night On The Mountains that begins with:
’Tis a wonderful time when these hours begin,
These long ‘small hours’ of night,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdefefbbbb ghghhehe ijijkXkg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101001111001 1111001 110110101 1011111 0111001001 0100101 1011100111 00100101 1010100101 010101 11001001010 110101 110101111 1100101 110010101 1011101 111100101 1100101 011101101 1101111 110100111 1111010 110101101 110111 111111111 1111101 1111101101 1111111 1111111010 10100101 1111101010 011111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 392
- Average number of words per stanza: 74
- Amount of lines: 32
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, greater, they, their are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words though, are, and are repeated.
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