This is an analysis of the poem The Rush-Bearing At Ambleside that begins with:

SUMMER is come, with her leaves and her flowers—
Summer is come, with the sun on her hours;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbcc bbbbdd eeffaa ddgggg hhiiaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 10010011010 10010011010 01001101101 101001011001 01001101111 101101001101 11101011001 101001101011 111101011001 001111011111 11001011011 11011011101 01001111011 01011011111 1011011010011 101001001001 111111111110 1110110011010 01001001011 11111001011 01101001101 11011001001 111111001001 11011101111 01101111001 001011001011 11011011101 101101011001 1010011001001 1110111011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 300
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, her, we are repeated.

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

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

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