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the poet is speaking with his own voice
there is not a particular addressee
this poem is set in the city of London and it is early of the morning.
The poem is made up from only one stanza. It's speaking about the city of London and the poet describes the extraordinary calm and quietness which are typical of the early morning.
The poem is descriptive
The tone is celebrative, serious and solemn.
The feelings that the poem evokes are a sense of quietness and beauty
No, I think that beyond the words there is not an other meaning.
the rhyme scheme is ABBACDDC
assonance: " . river glideth . "
the language is quite simple, daily and matter of fact. There are not particular words.
similes: " . the city wears like a garment the beauty of the morning . " " . houses seem asleep . "
metaphor: " . all that mighty heart is lying.."