This is an analysis of the poem Yellow Crane Tower that begins with:

Wide, wide flow the nine streams through the land,
Dark, dark threads the line from south to north. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa Xbab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111011101 111010101 1001100101 1011101101 0101011110 1001001011100 1111001010 010111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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.

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