This is an analysis of the poem The Wanderer that begins with:
To see the clouds his spirit yearned toward so
Over new mountains piled and unploughed waves, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbX cddc deed bddb caaX fccf geeg heeh ciic aeea gjjg kddkXbeeb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01010101011 10110111001 1011011101 0111011100 1111101111 1001110100 01110010111 1101000101 1001110101 1001000101 0101110101 0101110101 1101110001 1001101101 1101010111 0101010101 1111010101 0101010101 1101000111 110101010 1111010111 1001100101 1100011111 1011010001 1011010101 0111010101 0101111101 1101000111 1001111101 1101011101 01110000101 0101000100 1101010111 1011010001 1110111111 1001111000 01001010101 11010111011 1101010111 1110010101 11000110111 1111110101 1110010001 0101000101 11010011010 01001010101 10111000101 11010100010 0101010111 1111010011 0111010101 0111011101
- Amount of stanzas: 13
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 52
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; his, and, in are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, it are repeated.
The author used the same words and, that at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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