This is an analysis of the poem Ingratitude that begins with:
Full on the wave the moonlight weeps,
To quiet its weary breast;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababab cbcbcb XbXbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010111 0100101 1010111 0011101 1011100101 1100101 11111101 0100101 10011101 11100111 001111101 1100101 11011111 1111101 11010100 1101101 1111101100 1110101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 208
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, he are repeated.
The author used the same word full at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word rest at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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