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

Thou comest, Autumn, heralded by the rain,
With banners, by great gales incessant fanned,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXaabbabcbcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11010100101 0101110101 1011010100 1101010011 11010100101 0111011101 01010001001 1001111101 11001101010 110101010101 11110101010 1101110101 110010101010 110001100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 656
  • Average number of words per stanza: 101
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; thy is repeated.

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