This is an analysis of the poem Ryton Firs that begins with:

The Dream
All round the knoll, on days of quietest air,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bccd eXcfg dhceiieejkhXaccXkcdccjflmXkfnc a ffdede dchchedeffddXicjfjccdghf ndkXohoenkocdbiXfkechk dccdkacdcdcmg bddddlccmodbcahckgbjkkcdecgj Xcgl cfbcXcjdgfaXXfkdfkdXelclXac
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,5,30,1,6,24,22,13,28,4,27,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01 11011101001 1011011001 1110111111 11011001010 1110010101 11110100110 0101000101 0001011100 1111010101 01111100001 0111111101 10010100111 1011101111 1101011101 1101111111 1001010101 0111010101 100011110010 1101011101 100101011 01010101000 100101011011 1001010101 01010110101 11011101010 11110111010 110100110110 1001101101 010101000110 1101100101 11010111010 0101010111 10010101101 1111011111 0100011101110 100110001010 1101110011 1111010110 0100010011 010001 10111101 11111111 10110101 10100111 10011101 100011 11011111 111011 1101001101 10100100100 110111 1101101 1011101001 111111 010101 1101110111 110111001 101101 1101010111 1010011001 110101 11011101001 110101 101001110010 01010110101 110010110010 101101 101001 11011010101 10111110101 1111010 010001 1111010101 1101111101 1101110101 11110010111 1100101 110101 001000111010 0110011111 11010011101 010001 1101100111 0101111101 1100111011 0101010111 1001111101 1110110 101011 01001010101 111101 100101 11010011111 110101 0101010101 011001 11010010001 001101001001 11010110111 110101100101 0011101 111101 110111 11111001011 111011101100 111101 110101 1101110111 11111000101 110111 010101 0100010101 110101 100111 0011001101 1101001 110101 110101 1101111101 1001100101 11010101001 011101 100011 11010101001 10110100111 1111010101 1111010 111101 1100010101 1001010100 110001 101101 10111111010 010101 1001110101 0111111101 1101010001 1110101111 111101 1111011101 111101 0101100111 111101 1011010 10101 100100101111 1111010101 1111001 101101100010 1101010111 10101 0110011110 100111 010001 1101110100 110001 010100 110110 100101 11010011001 100101 10111101010 1100010011 0101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 513
  • Average number of words per stanza: 93
  • Amount of lines: 166
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, i, my, in, our, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase light connects the lines.

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