This is an analysis of the poem Solitude At An Inn that begins with:

Oft upon the twilight plain,
Circled with thy shadowy train, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXbXcaaddbbccbbeebbbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010111 10011001 1011101 1111101 1110001 1110100 11110011 0010101 11110101 1011101 1110101 1010101 010111010 10001010 1010101 1010101 1010101 1010111 11010101 010010111 11100011 11001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 688
  • Average number of words per stanza: 118
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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  • summary of Solitude At An Inn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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