This is an analysis of the poem Evolution (Revised) that begins with:

I passed into a lucent still abode
And saw as in a mirror crystalline...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abba abba ccb ccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1100010101 1110010101 1101010101 01001000101 11010100101 11101111001 0001000101 0101101101 010011100101 1101011101 1101001101 111010000101 01110001001 1011011000
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 143
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Evolution (Revised);
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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