This is an analysis of the poem The Gathering Of The Brown-Eyed that begins with:
The brown eyes came from Asia, where all mystery is true,
Ere the masters of Soul Secrets dreamed of hazel, grey, and blue;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb aacc ddcc eecc aacc aaee ffbb ggceXcccc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 01110101110001 101001101010111 101110101010101 101110101010001 111010111011101 111010111011101 101111101110011 001001100011001 01111100111101 101111101011101 01111101011101 101011101110101 11001101011101 11001101010101 011001001010111 0100101110100101 111010101110111 111011101111101 111010101010101 101010101011001 1001000101111101 101011111010101 1001001101111101 1011101100010111 101110101010111 10111010101001 111000101010101 101110101110111 111010111010011 101100111110001 111110101110101 101110111011101 101010101010111 111111101110101 1001010101011101 1010001100011001
- Amount of stanzas: 9
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 263
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 65 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 12
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, eyes, brown, for, old, eyed, we, can, in, that, of, but, eye are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, there, oh, the, we are repeated.
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