This is an analysis of the poem Around The Sun that begins with:

THE weazen planet Mercury,
Whose song is done,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbccabdbddefbcbccfgbgbggghbibiihdbXbdddebgbggejbebXejebdbdde
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 62,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010100 1101 111111 0100101 011111 110111 01010100 11010100101 100111 0101001 111101 010111 11010100 11111101 1111 010001 0010001 110101 111101 01110101 11110111 0101 0100111 110111 100111 011100 011101101 11010100 1110 110101 110001 100101 110101 01110100 111101 1101 01010 110001 110101 100100 010010001 10010100 1101 000101 010101 110101 111101 10010100 110101 0111 010101 001001 100111 110111 010011001 111101 0100 110101 100111 111101 010111 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1643
  • Average number of words per stanza: 290
  • Amount of lines: 62
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Around The Sun;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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