This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xiv. The Telegraph And Telephone. that begins with:
FLEETER than time, across the Continent,
Through unsunned ocean depths, from beach to beach,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdecde
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011010100 11001010101 01010111001 0111111100 1001011111 1111110101 1101010101 1101100101 1110010100 0101100101 0111100111 1111011111 1110011101 1111110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 637
- Average number of words per stanza: 116
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; new, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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More information about poems by Christopher Pearse Cranch
- Analysis of Sonnet Xix. The Lady’s Sonnet. Twilight.
- Analysis of Sonnet Xl. John Weiss.
- Analysis of Sonnet Xli. George Ripley