This is an analysis of the poem Nara Nog that begins with:

Rank growth of grass, and columns overthrown,
Black pools of rain, and icy storm-swept heights...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababb cdcdd eXeccXcecee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101110101 1101110111 01010011 101011111 010101 1001111111 10010010101 10101101 11111100101 1001001 1111111101 1011011100 10101101 1101011101 110111 11011110011 1101011101 11110011 1011010111 01110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 199
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; of, and, what are repeated.

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