This is an analysis of the poem Those Accustomed To Sitting In Darkness that begins with:
Shiny things fade.
Eyes upon them dim....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXabXXbab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011 10101 010101 1100110 0101001 110101 010001101 11010010010 1 010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 252
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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