This is an analysis of the poem At The Hacienda that begins with:
Know I not whom thou mayst be
Carved upon this olive-tree,--... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXbbbX ccXdddXeeX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,10,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111110 1010101 1000110 1011101 10110111 1010111 1000110 0111101 1010001 1000110 1111111 1010101 0011111 10101110 1111101 1111101 1000110
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 252
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- 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; old is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word old is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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