This is an analysis of the poem A Canadian Summer Evening that begins with:

The rose-tints have faded from out of the West,
From the Mountain’s high peak, from the river’s broad breast....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccaa ddeeffee ggddhhaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 01111001001 001011001011 11001001011 011110001001 01001101001 11001011001 11001101011 11001001001 11001111101 11001001011 01011011001 101101001101 11101001101 11011011011 11111011011 101001111001 11001011111 010111001001 11001011011 11111111101 01001011011 10001001111 11001011011 010110001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 383
  • Average number of words per stanza: 67
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; from, and are repeated.

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  • summary of A Canadian Summer Evening;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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