This is an analysis of the poem I Have Been Through The Gates that begins with:
His heart to me, was a place of palaces and pinnacles and shining towers;
I saw it then as we see things in dreams,--I do not remember how long I... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXaXbXcXXcb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01011010100110011010 11011111011110101111 10100110111110111110 10 011100110111010111 1111 1110100111111010010 0 010010011101011110100 101110 101001010111000100 10111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 643
- Average number of words per stanza: 124
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and, have are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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