This is an analysis of the poem Song that begins with:
Where, from the eye of day,
The dark and silent river... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cbcb dede fefe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100101 0111010 01110101 10101110 010111 0111110 01010101 1101010 110111 01001010 11010111 0111110 110111 0101110 010110001 0101010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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