This is an analysis of the poem The Angel And The Clown that begins with:
I saw wild domes and bowers
And smoking incense towers ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaBcccB cccBdddB eeeXdddX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111110 1100110 1101010 0101 110101 10101001 010111 0101 110101 010011 110101 0101 11111 11111 011101 0101 1110101 001101 011101 01000 111101 1010111 110111 01000
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, by are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, by are repeated.
The poet repeated the same word illinois at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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