This is an analysis of the poem The Passing Year that begins with:
No breath of wind stirs in the painted leaves,
The meadows are as stirless as the sky, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabba cdcdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101100101 0111110101 1011010101 0101010101 01001111101 01011100001 1101010101 111100100101 10010001001 11010101010 100101111101 110100010010 0111000101 11011011010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 315
- Average number of words per stanza: 57
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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