This is an analysis of the poem Landfall that begins with:
And that was Olaf Trygvason,
Going o'er the North Sea grim,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXabb Xcdcee XdXdcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110100 10100111 110111010 110101 1011010 1111010110 11110100 1011111 100101010 110101 0101010 1010011110 11110100 1010101 101111010 1011001 1011010 1110011010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
- Average number of words per stanza: 36
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of Landfall;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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