This is an analysis of the poem Meeting In Winter that begins with:

Winter in the world it is,
Round about the unhoped kiss... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXbcc ddeeff ggccgghhc cggffbbic jibbaaggjjbbaa ggXhggkk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,9,9,14,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 1000100 10101001 111111001 1010101 1010111 0011101 1111111 10110001 1110101 11100101 1111101 1010101 1011101 1011111 1111111 10101101 0011100 1011111 0110101 10100111 10100111 1010001 1110101 1010111 1111101 1110101 1110101 1011101 1110100 01010101 11101111 01110100 10110101 0111101 1110111 1110101 1110111 0111011 10101101 10011101 1010101 1111111 1111101 1110011 1111111 1110011 10100110 1011101 1010111 1110111 1011111 1001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 274
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 52
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Meeting In Winter;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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