This is an analysis of the poem Lorne that begins with:

Where the road's white bracelet runs
Round the cliff 'twixt bush and sea,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abacdede fcfbgggg hehebibiXbgbggigi
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,17,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011101 1011111 1010101 1110100 1110101 00100101 1010111 0010001 1011101 1110100 1010111 0010101 1010111 1110101 1010111 1010011 1011101 1011101 1111101 10001001 1011111 1011101 1010101 10100001 0010101 1110101 1000101 1011101 1010101 1001101 10010001 01000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 249
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word there is repeated.

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  • summary of Lorne;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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