This is an analysis of the poem A Hymn For Noon that begins with:

The sun is swiftly mounted high;
It glitters in the southern sky; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccaabbddeeffaaggbbaahhggaaeeiiaahhgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 40,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 01000101 01011101 11010101 10100110 10101010 11010101 01110101 1011101 11010111 11010101 10010101 1010101 01010101 11110101 11010011 1010111 0011101 1010101 1011101 11010101 01010101 1110100 11010101 11110111 01010101 0111111 1010111 1110101 01110101 11011110 11010001 01011101 11000101 0010101 1001101 11110101 10110111 11111101 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1370
  • Average number of words per stanza: 256
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words that, and are repeated.

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  • summary of A Hymn For Noon;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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