This is an analysis of the poem The Smoke-Blue Plains that begins with:
Kissed me from the saddle, and I still can feel it burning,
But he must have felt it cold, for ice was in my veins. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abababab cdcdefef agagbbbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11001011111010 1111101111011 11111111101010 10101000111 1011111101010 1011100011001 11101010101010 1000100010001 11001100101010 1111101010111 10001010101010 11101000111 1011111111010 1110101010101 10101010101010 1010101010101 10101010101010 1110101110101 1010101101010 111010010111 1011110101010 1110101010001 10101010101110 10101000111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 470
- Average number of words per stanza: 85
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 58 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 11
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, to, and are repeated.
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