This is an analysis of the poem The Faithless Wife that begins with:
So I took her to the river
believing she was a maiden,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdXdXefghdeXeXaea ebihjfaeXbafjXacbeif djXdeaei XgdbXcba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,20,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11100010 01011010 110101010 011111 1111011010 01011 1010101 0010110 110101 111001100 110101 0100101 10011 10101 1111 011011110 011110 1001001 11010010 10110 011010 10101001 11010001 11111 11101 11100010 101100 1111011 1111 111010 10110 0110101 1101 11010 1101 1111 10101 101011 011010 1011101 011101 0101010 111101 101110 110010010 010010 10001 1011111 101010 110011010 011010 1101101 11111010 11111010 11100010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 360
- Average number of words per stanza: 71
- Amount of lines: 55
- Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, half, the are repeated.
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