This is an analysis of the poem Nature's Questioning that begins with:
WHEN I look forth at dawning, pool,
Field, flock, and lonely tree,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abba cddX eaae XffX cddc XffXXbddb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101 111101 110111 110101010001 11010111 110101 101101 1101001111100 11010101 101101 111111 110101011111 101110000 100111 110001 110111110100 1011010101 110011 111101 011101011111 10001111100 111101 010110 10011101010100 110111001 110111 111111 110111011101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 167
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, of, and are repeated.
The author used the same word or at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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