This is an analysis of the poem In The Evening Sadness Comes... that begins with:

In the evening sadness comes and stands by the door, his face
Is hidden, from the dying sun he took some colors and painted his body ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXaXXXaccb X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 00101011110101 0100010111110110010 01010010 111111111011011 111101101 0110010111101 1100100010010011010010101 101011101 1011001001010011010111010010111 110111110110111 010101010101 10 01001000100110010010111011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 409
  • Average number of words per stanza: 74
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 58 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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  • history of its creation;
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