This is an analysis of the poem A Wreath Of Immortelles that begins with:

LORING PICKERING
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  • Rhyme scheme: a b ccddeedddd f ddddgghh i gXddffffjj X hahahehe ddXXkkffcclllXh hchc mmddnn ddff oommbb hhoohhffoX kkddpp ddpp ddoojj iiaaffaajX ddXo XgaXddgg hhhh ccc hhh jjj ooo jdjd cdcX qqffk kffggff ffjj ffffff ccgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,10,1,8,1,10,1,8,15,4,6,4,6,10,6,4,6,10,4,8,4,3,3,3,3,4,4,5,7,4,6,4,4,4,4,8,6,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100 101 1101011101 1101010101 110111001010 11010000010 0101010101 1001110001 1100010101 1001010001 01010010101 1101010101 01010 11011101 11010111 11110101 11010111 01111101 00111101 10011101 11010101 110 11010111 11000111 10010101 010011101 01110101 11011001 11000101 11011001 11010111 111101101 0110 11110111 1111010 11011111 0100010 11110111 1101010 11001101 1101010 1001010011 0011000101 1101010110 1101110011 1111011101 0101110101 0101111101 1111111111 11001011101 1111110111 1101011101 1101011101 1011111101 1101011100 1101010111 0100010111 1101110001 0101000111 0111111101 111010111011 110110010111 11001101001 001101101101 01110001001 11011011011 1101010101 0101010101 1100011101 0101000101 11011101 01111111 11111111 11101101 11100101 11110111 01010101 01010011 01000101 111011101 110100111 11000101 01110101 11010101 101000101 11111101 1010101 1010101 110011 1011101 10111010 10101010 11010100010 11000101010 11011101010 11100100010 01011101 01010101 010101001 11000100 11110101 11110001 11101010 10101010 11101010 11111010 11011010 10101010 10111110 10100010 1011111 0010001 1101111101 0101110101 1101110101 1100110001 110010100 110110110 110110010 010110100 010111010 110011010 110110110 110011110 1100100101 1101101001 0100011011 1101100101 11001011001 010110011101 11010001001 11001011001 01001001011 011110001001 01001001101 11010001101 01001001001 00101101101 01111011101 0100100101 11011111 01111111 01110111 10010101 11001101 01010001 11110011 110111010 11010101 11010101 01000101 11010101 11110111 11010101 11010101 01111001 11110001 11010101 110101010 111100010 01010101011 1101010101 10111100010 01010101010 110010101 11110101 11101111 11011101 01110101 100110100 1101010111 0101010011 1101010101 1111011101 11011101 01010101 11110111 11010101 11010101 11010101 01000111 11011111 1011010001 110101101 1111010101 1101110101 110111010 110100010 110111010 011101110 111011110 110111110 110101100 010101110 111110111 110110010 010010110 011110011 110111011 110111010 11011101 11110101 11010111 11010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 67
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 236
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; he, his, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words they, discretion, then, he are repeated.

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

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