This is an analysis of the poem To The Night that begins with:

Maybe because you always have appeared
The image of that fatal rest to me, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbc dada XbXbee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1001111101 0100110101 111101111 0101010101 1101010101 1001011110 1101010001 11010101010 0101001111 11011101010 0001010101 11010101010 1001110111 11011111001 01110101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 206
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of To The Night;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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