This is an analysis of the poem Going Up Yoyang Tower that begins with:

We climbed Yoyang Tower with
all the scene around coming...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXbcdabXecbfdfe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110100 1010110 00101010 1101011 11001011 10110010 11111010 101011101 011110010 10100101 011011001 1010011 1011111 0111011 101011 10100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 513
  • Average number of words per stanza: 96
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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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  • summary of Going Up Yoyang Tower;
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