This is an analysis of the poem After Defeat (Extract From Saul) that begins with:
All's over here;--let us withdraw and weep
Down in the red recesses of our hearts,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaXbacbXXXadXcXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101110111 1001100011 10110101010 11010001110 11111000101 0110110101 11110100011 0101110011 1001110111 01011010111 0101111100 11010111010 10101110111 10010101010 10010001010 1100011100 11000011101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 725
- Average number of words per stanza: 132
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; home, us, with are repeated.
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