This is an analysis of the poem Autumn At Annisquam that begins with:

The bitter-sweet and red-haw in her hands,
And in her hair pale berries of the bay,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaaacaac
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0101111001 1001110001 11011100111 01001010001 0101010111 1101011101 1101111101 1001000101 1001110101 1111110001 0111111101 10011111111 1001010101 1011000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 620
  • Average number of words per stanza: 119
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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