This is an analysis of the poem Villanelle Of Spring Bells that begins with:

Bells in the town alight with spring
converse, with a concordance of new airs... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbA abA abA abA abA abAA X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 100101001 1000100011 1101110111 10010100101 101001010111 100101001 10110110010 1001001010101 1101110111 110010001 1011101101 100101001 1001011111 0101010101 1101110111 1101011101 1010111001 100101001 1101110111 0101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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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