This is an analysis of the poem The Cold Clear Spring At Nanyang that begins with:
A pity it is evening, yet
I do love the water of this spring...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbaaXXbXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01000101 1110100001 10110011 1011110 101010100 101110 011111 0110011 10001001 0101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 293
- Average number of words per stanza: 61
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it is repeated).
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