This is an analysis of the poem Second Sunday In Advent that begins with:
Not till the freezing blast is still,
Till freely leaps the sparkling rill,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbbbcc ddeeffgg hhbbeedd ddeeiijj bbaaXXkk bbggjjll mmeeggaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101 110101001 11110101 110010101 01011111 110110001 110101001 110010101 11011101 010110111 11010101 110101001 011111001 111100101 111001001 01010101 110101010 010111010 11011111 11011101 110010101 11010101 11111101 10110101 11011101 10011101 100010101 11111101 11111101 010110011 11010101 11010101 10110111 110100101 11011101 110100101 11010101 0101001010 10110101 11010001 11011111 01010101 110101001 10110101 11110101 01010001 10111011 01111101 11011101 111111001 01110111 10111101 10011101 11110111 11011101 11110111
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 291
- Average number of words per stanza: 52
- Amount of lines: 56
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, by, your are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.
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