This is an analysis of the poem Tide Rises, The Tide Falls, The that begins with:

The tide rises, the tide falls,
The twilight darkens, the curlew calls;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbAaaaaAaaccA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 0110011 011100101 01011111 0100100101 10110011 10101111 101010101 010101111 01011001 10110011 010101011 11110101 01011101 010100001 10110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 564
  • Average number of words per stanza: 100
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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