This is an analysis of the poem Weaving At Night that begins with:

Lampwick turned up, the room glows white.
The looms moves easily all night long...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aX Xa XX X X aa Xb aa Xb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,1,1,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110111 011100111 1111101 100101011 11101111001 11101110 11101101 1001001000110 111001101 011101010011 1000111001 101011111 1110111111 111111100 01011101001 01101101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 75
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, or are repeated.

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  • summary of Weaving At Night;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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