This is an analysis of the poem Alone And Repentant that begins with:

A friend I possess, whose whispers just said,
"God's peace!" to my night-watching mind....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa bcbc dede fgfg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0110111011 10100011101 1110111011 1100111 1101101101 11111101 1100101101 1111101 1110101101 1100101 11001011001 0111101 1101101111 100101001 1111111111 01111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 165
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • 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, he are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word he is repeated.

    The author used the same word he at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Alone And Repentant;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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