This is an analysis of the poem Post Festum that begins with:
A man in coat of ice arrayed
Stood up once by the Arctic Ocean;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abba XXXX bbbb cddX aeea bccX Xccff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01010101 111101010 011101010 11000101 01101101 110001110 110101110 01010111 01011101 010101010 110000110 01110101 111101011 011100010 111101010 11110111 01010110 010101010 110101010 11011101 11011011 110101010 110111010 11010100 101 1101 11010101 111101110 111101010
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 30
- 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; it, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
The author used the same word a at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ', it are repeated).
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