This is an analysis of the poem Spring that begins with:

Spring, with that nameless pathos in the air
Which dwells with all things fair,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb ccXc dXcc eebb eebb ffgg ccdd hhbb iihh bbjj ddjj jjdX gghh kkcc ccee eeee Xccc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011010001 110111 01001011101 001101 1001010101 010111 0001010110 010101 00110100101 01011 11010101010 1011010 11110011101 010001 1101010101 110101 1111110011 110111 0111100101 010101 1101011111 110101 0101110101 110111 0101111101 011101 1111010101 010001 0101110101 010101 1101010111 0100001 1101111111 010101 11110100101 110101 1101010111 001101 1111010101 110101 1101011101 111111 0101110101 010101 1101011111 00011 011110111 10011110 1111010111 0101001 1001110101 110101 11110100101 010111 1111110101 010101 1101010101 110111 110010010001 110001 1101000101 101101 1001010101 0110101 1100010101 010101 0111010101 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 68
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; with, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

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  • summary of Spring;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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