This is an analysis of the poem Scene 3. A Cliff On The Breton Coast, Overhanging The Sea that begins with:

Hugo.
Down drops the red sun; through the gloaming... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbcdXdX efeffgfg dhdheibi eXejbebe jkXkdddX hhhhldld mcXcnene gmgmXidi egegXnXn elemjhXh Xdedeoeo fpfppdad ededhhhh XgXgqhqh nXnhlomX fofonbnb dXddXdXd bcbcgggg ririXhmh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 110111010 11101001 1011111010 11001011 110011010 01001101 111010110 01101011 011010010 11111101 0011011010 01101001 0101111010 011011101 1011110110 101111001 0110111010 11011001 11110111110 11011001 11110100110 1100001101 1101110100 11101101 111110110 01011011 110110010 01101111 110110010 11011101 1111010010 11111011 110011110 11111101 11010110 11001011 110111110 11101111 0111000110 110110011 110110110 1100111 010101010 11101101 111100010 11101101 1110110110 101001101 0110110111 11001111 111011011 10011011 1011010010 11101001 010110110 11001011 110100110 11011001 1011010010 01001011 110111110 01011001 111010110 11101001 111011011 11111011 1110011010 11001011 0100111000 11001011 1111111100 11110111 110111110 111110010 111011110 111011010 110110110 0101011 010010110 01110001 01101010 11001001 1010010010 11001011 1010110110 101011111 11110110 11011001 0110110010 11001001 0111010010 11001101 111011111 11011111 1111010110 111011011 110111010 11001001 1110111110 11001101 111011110 01001001 1010010010 101001001 1110111100 010110111 0101101100 01011001 0011010110 11111011 110111111 01001001 1101110010 100010101 00100110010 0010011001 10101100110 11101011 1111110111 11101101 110110010 01001101 110011011 110010101 1101100110 11011001 1110110110 01101011 110110111 11011101 1011110111 01011010 00101100010 001001011 0010011111 0010001011 011111010 01101001 1011111010 11001011 111010110 11101001 111010110 01011001 110110110 11111011 011110110 11011001 111110110 11111011 1011010111 101101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 19
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 306
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 153
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; in, their, of, and, your, how, half, to, our, thy, with are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words in, hidden, no, on, how, our, and, the, of, with are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase ever connects the lines.

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  • summary of Scene 3. A Cliff On The Breton Coast, Overhanging The Sea;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
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