This is an analysis of the poem Stanzas. In A Drear-Nighted December that begins with:
In drear-nighted December,... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: XAbacdddd XAeaefffd Xcbcbgggd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 0110010 110101 1101010 110100 0110010 00101010 1101010 010101 1 0110010 110101 1101010 010101 1001010 1111010 101010 010101 1 1111010 010111 1011010 101111 0101010 1101010 111010 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 217
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 27
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; them is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines them, it are repeated).
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