This is an analysis of the poem By The Fireside : The Open Window that begins with:
The old house by the lindens
Stood silent in the shade,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcdc Xcec Xfef bddd XaXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0111010 110001 11010011 011111 11010010 110001 10100010 101101 0110011 110101 11101011 110111 11110010 111001 111110110 010101 0110010 010101 10100010 0010101 10111011 111101 11001110 110111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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