This is an analysis of the poem My Heart's Song that begins with:
Absalon, my son, that I could have died for you, my son.
Life holds no pleasure, let me descent to hell, weeping...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ab bbc deX DeX DdcXaac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,3,3,3,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10011111111111 1111011010110 10101010 101010010 1101011 10101010 0010011 10010010 11101010 10101011 10010010 11101010 101101110 1001001 10101010 10101010 1001001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 99
- Average number of words per stanza: 19
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of My Heart's Song;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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