This is an analysis of the poem Scenes In London I - Piccadilly that begins with:

THE sun is on the crowded street,
It kindles those old towers;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab acac abab acac bcbc dede fcfc ghgh chch ieie ajaj akak ldld dkdk dada bkbkXbkbk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 0101110 110101001 0101010 110011001 100101 100010011 010101 11010101 110101 11010101 010101 01010101 110111 11110101 010001 11010111 010101 10010001 111101 110100100 010111 01010111 001101 01010101 110001 01110101 1001101 11010101 011101 11011111 010101 111101011 010001 000101001 111111 010011001 010101 11111001 110111 11000101 010101 010000101 111101 11000011 010101 11011101 010001 11011101 010101 00101101 111111 01110101 010101 01111101 1100101 11010001 111111 11001101 011101 01011111 1101011 100010110 110001 110101010 010111 1111110010 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 68
  • 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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

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

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