This is an analysis of the poem Last Lines that begins with:

NO coward soul is mine,
No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere: ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cdce fafa adad gfgf aeae hihi
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101 1100011101 1110101 1111010101 110111 0101001100 110111 11010111001 110101 1111100001 101101 1101010101 010101 1011110100 110101 0111010100 010101 1101000100 011101 1001010111 111101 1111010100 110101 10001010101 101111 1101011101 1111011 1111110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words no, and are repeated.

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