This is an analysis of the poem Dusk In The Woods that begins with:

Three miles of trees it is: and I
Came through the woods that waited, dumb,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaX aXcac deede fggfg hffhf ijXijXgddgd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010011 11011101 10110101 11010101 110100101 01110001 11010100 11011101 01010101 11110111 11110101 11111101 01010101 110110101 011100001 10011101 01111101 01011111 010101111 11111101 11010101 01010001 11010101 01010100 01010011 01111111 11110101 01111101 11010101 11111111 11011101 01100111 11010101 11011111 11011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 179
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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