This is an analysis of the poem To Dorothy Wellesley that begins with:
STRETCH towards the moonless midnight of the trees,
As though that hand could reach to where they stand,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXabcbcbdeXdebXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 10101011001 1111110111 1111011000 0100011011 11010101 11 01110010001 11001011111 1011010111 1101011111 1011110101 111101 1101 1011010101 0111111010 110110111100 11010101000 0110100111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 724
- Average number of words per stanza: 129
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
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