This is an analysis of the poem Early Summer. that begins with:

The light is silent on the greeny sward,
And from a bough above the wild dove's coo...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdaefeXgfghaha
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0101010101 10010101101 1101101101 1010100101 0101010001 1101000011 1110010101 1100010100 1011000101 1101000101 1001010100 0110101101 1101110111 1001010100 1101111100 11001010100 1101010011 1000011111 0111111101 11111000111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 828
  • Average number of words per stanza: 159
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; that is repeated.

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  • summary of Early Summer.;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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