This is an analysis of the poem I Was Again Beside Thee In A Dream that begins with:

I was again beside thee in a dream:
Earth was so beautiful, the moon was shining; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXa bbbbb cbcbc dXXXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101011001 11110001110 010101001001 11011101100 1101010001 0111101101 010010111110 1111110001 100001100010 010011000001 1101010101 01011101010 11011001101 10010001010 0101010101 1111010111 110111110000 0101000100 01010101010 1111011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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