This is an analysis of the poem Adam Lay Ibounden that begins with:
Adam lay ibounden,
Bounden in a bond....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXXXXXaaXX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101100 10001 11010 11111 1111110 110111 11010 10011 11101011 010101 11110110 01101 1001 11011 111110 1010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ben is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ben is repeated).
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