This is an analysis of the poem A Hollowness To Fill that begins with:
Only those shallow.
And depending upon a hollowness to fill, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCB dedXfXXb ABCB X XgdXfe eeXegX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,8,4,1,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110 101001010001 1101010010100 101001101 10100101 0100001101 10010101 0011010 000100110 110011101 010010 111010101 10110 101001010001 1101010010100 101001101 11111101011 111010001 10101001 01100010100001 1101001100111 1111001101010 110011111101 11 111 1 11010100111 01 1110111101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 162
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, i are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines what is repeated).
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