This is an analysis of the poem Under My Window that begins with:

UNDER my window, under my window,
All in the Midsummer weather, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbdDb AbXbcXb AbXbdDb AceXeec
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011010110 10011010 110101001 1011010 11100100101 1100100101 11001010 1011010110 1010010 10110111 0111010 1110111110 111111110 11011010 1011010110 00111010 10110111 1101010 100100101 1100100101 11001010 1011010110 11101010 11111111 11011110 111011101 1101100101 11101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 269
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; , with, her, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

    The author used the same word under at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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