This is an analysis of the poem The End Of April that begins with:

This is the time when larks are singing loud
And higher still ascending and more high,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababbbbb ababbbbB ababbbbBXbbbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0001111101 1101010111 00011100101 1111010001 0001111101 11011100001 1101011101 1101001001 1011011101 1101010101 1001111001 1001111101 0101110101 0111110101 1110001111 1101001001 1100010001 0100011101 0101011101 0101001111 0111111111 0101010001 1101010101 1101001001 1101010101 0101001001 1101011111 1101001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 282
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; he is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word degree at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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