This is an analysis of the poem She Stood Against The Orient Sun that begins with:

She stood against the Orient sun,
Her face inscrutable for light; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab bcbc cbcX ddXd XeXe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 110101011 01010011 010010100 110010101 0100100101 11100101 110100101 00110101 01011101 01000101 10011101 10110100 1101101001 11110001 110010111 11000101 11011111 110101101 010111100 11011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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