This is an analysis of the poem The Town that begins with:
You said: “I’ll go to another land, to other seaways wandering,
Some other town may yet be found better than this,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXaabbX bccddeeX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 11110010101010100 110111011010 110010010010100 11111010111 110000000101 010110101111 01001001101 11111100101100 1111010111011100 0101010111 0011001101 0101101111 110010100111101 101100101011 0111110011 111101111100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 416
- Average number of words per stanza: 80
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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, you, same, in, no, there are repeated.
The author used the same word you at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of The Town;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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