This is an analysis of the poem A Harvest Song that begins with:

THE noon was as a crystal bowl
The red wine mantled through;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbdb defeXe afgfXf Xghgcg ghXhXh icXciX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110101 011101 01010101 011101 111100101 110101 01010101 110101 11010101 011101 11111001 010011 01000101 010111 01011111 110111 01010101 110101 11000111 110111 11000111 110101 11111111 110101 11010101 110101 11010101 110101 11010101 110001 11010101 0100111 11010110 010101 11110101 010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 184
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and are repeated.

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