This is an analysis of the poem Gone that begins with:
To touch the glove upon her tender hand,
To watch the jewel sparkle in her ring,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbb XaXa XcXc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 0101010101 0101010001 1011000101 110111 0101110101 0101110101 1111010011 110111 1101110111 11011101 1111010101 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; gone is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words to, i are repeated.
The author used the same word to at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase gone connects the lines.
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