This is an analysis of the poem Stanzas For Music that begins with:

Now once more the world is bright,
Gone the clouds that hid the light,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaabcccb ddddeeeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 1011101 1011111 1111 1011101 1110101 1010101 1101 10101010 11101110 10101010 1101 1110101 1010110 1110101 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 224
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word gone is repeated.

    The author used the same word now at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Stanzas For Music;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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