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

The night is young yet; an enchanted night
In early summer: calm and darkly bright. ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa bb cc dd Xe Xf gghh ff bb ee dd bb dd bb bb bb ii dd dd gg aa jj aa kk be ll XXee Xg ee gg aa hh mm ii Xb iinn gg mm ll mm ee Xb dd oo Xm ii gg oo bb oooo ddnn aa oo aa mmXmm
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,4,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,4,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,4,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,4,4,2,2,2,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0101110101 0101011101 11011100101 1101010101 1101011001 11010100001 1001011101 1101110101 0111110010 1101010101 0111010101 1101110001 1101111111 01010010101 111100100101 1101010101 1111010111 010010011 1111011101 1100110011 1111110011 0101111101 0101111101 0101011111 0111111111 1001011101 1101000101 1101010101 1101000101 11010111001 1111010101 0111010101 1111010111 10101001111 1101111101 1111010101 1101111101 0101010101 1101010101 0111010101 1101111111 1011000111 11010000100 0111110101 0111011101 0101000101 11010101001 0100110001 0111011101 1001110101 1001110101 0101011101 1101011101 1110010101 1111101101 0101001001 01001011111 1011010101 1111010100 1101011111 1101110101 1001110111 1101010001 11010011011 1101110101 1001100100 01011101001 0111100001 0101010111 1100110111 1111010101 1100010101 0101101101 1101010101 1101010111 0101000101 11011100101 1001111101 10010110111 1111011101 1111011111 1111110111 0111010101 1101110111 11001001001 1101010011 0101001111 10010010101 1101001110 1001010111 1111110101 1101010111 1101011101 0101111100 1111111101 0111001111 1101010111 0001010111 11001010001 1101110101 1100011111 0101101111 1101110111 0101000111 1111110111 1101010101 10111001011 1111111101 1101110110 1101000101 0111111101 0101010101 0101010101 11110101011 1101011101 1111110101 11110100101 01001001111 1111110101 01110100001 1111100101 1101011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 56
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 94
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 122
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; night, of, and, her, mother, blade, i are repeated.

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

    The author used the same words i, and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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