This is an analysis of the poem Summer Dawn that begins with:
Pray but one prayer for me 'twixt thy closed lips,
Think but one thought of me up in the stars. ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdccdccccc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 1111111111 1111011001 01011001011 111101001001011 11100101101 1011001101 1011001001 11001101011 0101111011 001011001011 1011111101 1011001001 1111011001 1001011001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 678
- Average number of words per stanza: 125
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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