This is an analysis of the poem Immortal Liberty that begins with:

When I die, cast me forth in the plain:
Sweet unto me there are both life and death....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXXdbecXXeXadaaffX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111111001 1101111111 0111001 101010101101 0111110 1101101 1011101010101 111101010 110100111 011110110 1101001011 0100001010 11011101 101001010 10110101 0100011 1011011101 101000010101 0100110101 100110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 744
  • Average number of words per stanza: 138
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; me is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines life is repeated).

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  • summary of Immortal Liberty;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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