This is an analysis of the poem Along The Tram Line that begins with:

I walk along the tram line: night now deep
I hear the teasing of some life of the past: ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXaab ccc XXde eeedae XeXb X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,3,4,6,4,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011111 11010011001 1110101 101101111 0111001 111101 01001010 1101010101110 101110 10100010 11011001110 0111 011110110 01010101 1001110 101000101 1101010101 110111101101 11111101 111 1111110 100101 1101 11010001 01011010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

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

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