This is an analysis of the poem To Mrs. Marissal that begins with:
Whither, whither, wearied dove,
Wilt thou fly to seek thy rest?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbacbcabdb XbXbXdXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101 1110111 10100101 1011101 1010101 1111111 1011101 1111101 1010111 00100111 1010101 1011101 11111001 1110101 1111111 1111101 1110111 1011101 0110101 111001001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 327
- Average number of words per stanza: 55
- Amount of lines: 20
- 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; thy is repeated.
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