This is an analysis of the poem Pretty Twinkling Starry Eyes that begins with:

Pretty twinkling starry eyes!
How did Nature first devise... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbcc bbddee ffccaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100101 1010101 10100011 1011101 1011101 1010111 1101111 1110001 1011001 1110101 11101010 11101010 1111110 10101010 11101011 11100011 10101010 10101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 190
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Pretty Twinkling Starry Eyes;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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