This is an analysis of the poem What Are The Snow-Flakes? that begins with:
Say, whence come the snow-flakes —the pure, fleecy snow-flakes,
That flutter so softly, so tremblingly by? ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdXd XcececXc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 111011011011 11011011001 1110010010011 11001011001 110110010110 11001011001 110010010010 01001011001 1111010010010 110110001001 110111010011 01001011001 1101111110110 111001101001 110111011010 11001101011
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 402
- Average number of words per stanza: 71
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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