This is an analysis of the poem The Nymph Complaining For The Death Of Her Fawn that begins with:

The wanton troopers riding by
Have shot my fawn, and it will die.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffgghhXfeehhhheeddiijXcceeaaeeeekkaaiiaaaXhheeaaeecceekkaaffhhkkjjaaffccccllddcchheemmiiXfddhhiijjaadXjjhhjjccaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 122,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 11111001 1011101 01111101 01010111 11110100 01110101 11111010 10110111 01010001 11010111 10111111 01011101 110001001 11011101 11100101 1111110 11111101 00111111 01111001 11110111 01010101 10110100 01010111 10010011 11111101 11010101 10010111 10011111 11110111 111011101 110101010 110011101 0111111 11010011 11011101 11111101 11010101 00110110 11110111 10110111 01111001 10010101 01011111 11011100 011011101 10111111 10011111 110000110 01111111 11111111 10110110 11111101 01011101 01011101 10111101 110111001 01111111 01110111 11010111 11111111 11010001 00010111 11110101 01010101 01110101 111111101 11110111 10110111 11101011 11010011 11010101 11011101 00010100 110011001 0101001 01010101 11011011 11110111 10110111 10010101 01010101 01010011 01011101 11011101 11110111 11010111 11010101 10110101 01010101 10110110 10011001 11111101 11110101 11010111 11010101 11010101 01010111 0100100 10110111 10010100 11110111 010110001 11000101 11110100 10011101 010100001 01111101 11111111 01011111 11010111 01010110 10010111 101010111 11110101 11111101 01111101 11010101 11111101 01010101 11111100 11111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 4106
  • Average number of words per stanza: 816
  • Amount of lines: 122
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; them, nor, my, and, to, it, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words it, and, the are repeated.

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

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