This is an analysis of the poem Sonnets Of The Empire: Dawn At Liverpool that begins with:
The Sunlight laughs along the serried stone
About whose feet the wastrel tide runs free; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabXa cdacda
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0111010101 0111010111 1101010101 0101010101 1101010111 1111110001 1101000100 1101110001 1111110001 1101010111 11010111001 1011111111 1111011101 10110100101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 315
- Average number of words per stanza: 57
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
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