This is an analysis of the poem Silence Is In Our Festal Halls that begins with:

Silence is in our festal halls --
Sweet son of song! thy course is o'er; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabcdcd eaeaffff dgdgfhfh ififbdbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10001101 110111010 01111101 01010111 11010101 11010111 101111001 11011101 11111101 100110111 11110101 100011101 110010101 110101010 110111001 110111010 11010101 01011111 11110101 01010111 111111001 11110111 11010111 01110101 11010101 10111101 01011101 11110111 01010101 01011110 11010101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 298
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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 Silence Is In Our Festal Halls;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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