This is an analysis of the poem April In September that begins with:

WHAT song is in the sap of this brave oak-tree
That to the north-star faces,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbbbacdcdabebe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 11000100111 1001110 100111101010 1101110 11110111010 11011101011 1001010 11111111010 0101010 10011111010 10110001011 1101010 11010111010 0111010 01010101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 591
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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