This is an analysis of the poem Ode To A Lady On The Spring that begins with:

Lo! Spring, array'd in primrose-colour'd robe,
Fresh beauties sheds on each enliven'd scene, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cbcb dede fXfX gbgb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 10101011101 1101110101 0111110101 1101110101 1101010101 0101110101 01011100101 1011010101 1101011101 1100010101 11011101001 10111000101 1101010111 11001100101 0101011101 1101010110 11110111010 1101110101 111100010010 01110010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 184
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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