This is an analysis of the poem The Resurrection that begins with:

I thought I had forever lost,
Alas, though still so young,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcb dede dfaf ghah aaia ajfj dfaf gfcf kafa XllX efif cjfj hjaj Xcgc agdg mnjn ajXj faaa oaia maca ajij daaa dfaf hddd lili mdfd ajXj daha eajX mXkd ddid jmXh Xada ijlj fnon jjgj lada fnan mfffXalml
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110101 011111 01011101 110101 010010010 110111 11010101 010101 11011101 1011111 11110111 010111 01111111 011101 10110101 010101 111011101 010111 01110100 100101 01110101 111111 01111101 110101 11011101 010111 10110111 011111 11010111 010001 10010101 010101 1101100101 110111 11011101 010001 11111100 111101 11010101 0111010 11011101 110101 11011101 010101 01001101 110101 10111101 011101 11110101 010111 01010111 000101 01010111 010101 11010001 010100 11110101 010111 01010100 010101 01111100 111101 11110101 110001 010010101 110101 01001100 100101 110100101 010101 010101011 010101 11110100 011101 01001001 110011 11001100 110111 11010100 110101 10010101 010101 111101000 110111 11011100 110101 11111111 010001 010010101 110101 01010111 111101 11110101 110101 11010101 110101 01010101 111101 01010111 011101 11010100 010111 11011101 110101 11011111 011011 11010101 111101 10011010 110101 11110001 1100101 11101101 110101 11001101 011000 11111100 111000 11110101 111100 11101101 110101 10010101 010101 11011101 110100 11001100 100101 11110111 011101 11110101 110101 11111100 010101 11111101 111111 110100101 1001001 111101010 011101 10010101 010101 010101001 010101 11010011 010101 11010101 010111 01010101 0101011 01011101 110101 11000100 0100101 0101010101 110001 11111101 010011 10110100 0101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 40
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 160
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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, ye, our, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words its, the, thus, ye are repeated.

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  • summary of The Resurrection;
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