This is an analysis of the poem Romsdal that begins with:

Come up on deck! The morning is clear,-
Memory wakes, as the landmarks appear....

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXccdde eXXff ddegh hiii jjjkjk gjjgXkkjhbhb jjjjllebdmXmhejj mimXnkkjjnboomm iibXabpiip eepgpgg hX mhdd de jejjooipp kXkdmm hhpX k ekk ejjbbhjjh poop jXmXiXipphhdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,5,5,4,6,12,16,15,10,7,2,4,2,9,6,4,1,3,9,4,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101001 1001101101 1100101110 0110101110 101111110011 011101010 1111101010 110010 010100111 1101001001 1101101110 01001111100 110101101 0001 111101001 10110101 1 1 1011111 1001001011 0101 1101 0100101111 01011011010 1101011110 0101101010 1101111110 01001110010 01010010010 110111001 0101110010 11110 0101011001 0111101110 01010010010 011010110110 0111111010 11011001110 0101001110 11010 0111001010 1100111010 11101110110 101010010010 01001001110 1110011010 111101010 100101111 100100100 11011011110 11110011101 1101011100 1001001111 01001101010 110110100 11110 1100111110 0111011001 110010110110 110101011 1001011010 1111001101 1001001010 0101111110 11011001110 1000110010 10000101 01011011110 1011011000 01011011110 1111011010 0111101110 011101111 11100101 10010010010 01001001110 1101100101 01011001010 101101101 1001101010 01011111110 1001101101 1001011111 1111 1011011110 1111 11010010110 01111 100100101 001100101 11100 1111111110 01011011101 110111101110 11011010110 1 001001101 010 0110101 010010 11001001010 11011 1110100101 100100 00111010110 00111011010 11010101100 1001111010 01011100100 11010011010 10110 101011110 01101111101 0100111011 1100101111 11001011010 1101001110 1 1110 1001011010 1 1110 1101111110 1011110110 0100101110 11110 11110 11110 11101101010 1000101101 10010010110 1101010110 100110101 1001111010 1101111100 11111110110 1001110010 1011101101 010101101 0101101010 11111001010 01001001001 0101101001 0111100101 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 22
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 251
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 146
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, and, they, i, it, to are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines them, it are repeated).

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