This is an analysis of the poem Song Of Quietness that begins with:

Drink deep, drink deep of quietness,
And on the margins of the sea...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcccb dedefffa bdbdeeXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110100 11010001 01011101 11010000 101111 111111 1011011 1100 010101001 01010101 01011111 100101000 1100101 100101 110111 1111 11110101 010010111 01010101 11111101 1001001 110111 1101000 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 255
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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 Song Of Quietness;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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