This is an analysis of the poem This Year I Have Seen Autumn With New Eyes that begins with:

This year I have seen autumn with new eyes,
Glimpsed hitherto undreamt of mysteries ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaabbaXccXbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111110011 1111100100 00110000111 1111011001 1101111101 1111110101 1001111111 11110011000 1011101101 1101011111 1111011101 1101010101 1001111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 589
  • Average number of words per stanza: 102
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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

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