This is an analysis of the poem An October Morning that begins with:

In one October morning,
some dewdrops fell on my face and hair....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXX bcXXcX cXbac X XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,5,1,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101010 110111111 010111 1001100 111001 111011001 010011 0011011011 1001101 000111011 011001 0110001 011111101001 110111101 111 0100100100010010111010 1100100100010010110010 100011100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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  • summary of An October Morning;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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