This is an analysis of the poem Before Christmas Eve that begins with:
Just because a bit of snow is falling.
Doesn't mean you'll get a gift for Christmas....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCBD effe bgbX XGHB ABCBD XGHB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,4,4,5,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101010 1011101110 11100010 10100 01101 1011100 111100110 1101010 101111 110011111 11001101 010101 10011 0010101000 111 000101 1101111 1010101010 1011101110 11100010 10100 01101 0010101000 111 000101 1101111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 135
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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