This is an analysis of the poem The Lament Of Tasso that begins with:

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Long years!--It tries the thrilling frame to bear ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccddbedffdeaffaggbbhaiiffjfjfdd XfkkfddeeddllmmmaaeedeXddiiaeaebb Xahihiddiieemk XeeeeikddkiXikiikkbffbbffmmaaneeen abeeddejjojlldkdmfXfddgddgkmfofbaafefef apdpdkmdkkddllqefqefeaaaaa XeegffggbbbbaaXX Xfafalalmmfppfiiddaa XXeebbaajhjjninifkffkdbbXaammkke
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 33,33,14,34,39,26,16,20,41,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1 1001010101 1101000101 1001110011 0101010101 1011000101 1001010111 100110011 10010001001 1101011001 0011010011 1111010001 1101010101 1101010111 1101111101 1010010001 1111010101 1011010001 1011101011 1011111111 1101111001 1111001100 11111000101 0101001101 110101001 11000111101 1111010101 0100010111 01111110010 1111010111 110100110010 1101110001 1101111101 1 10010110101 1101010100 0111110101 1111011011 1111010111 1101011111 1110110111 1111110101 1111111101 0011010101 1111010111 1111010111 1111100011 0111010110 1111111101 1111111111 1101011101 11010100011 011111111 1111011001 1111111100 1101110010 1111001111 1001111011 1101110110 1111011101 0101110101 0101010111 0111010101 11001000101 1101000101 1101001111 1 01110111011 0111000100 1101100101 10100100100 1011011101 1111110100001 1101011101 0101011100 0110010101 0110110111 1111111011 1111111111 1100111101 1 1101011011 1101011101 10011110011 0001011101 1111011111 0011010101 1100111101 11010110111 1101010101 11010001011 11110011000 1011010101 11010001001 1111110101 1111010101 1111000101 1101010101 1111011111 1101100101 1001010011 1011010001 1011110111 1111011101 1101010101 0100011101 110111001 1111000101 1101001111 1100110111 1111000111 0111011101 1101111101 1101111101 1 1101111001 11100011101 1010111101 1101010001 0100011101 11110101001 1110010011 0101110111 1101011110 1111111101 1111010101 1111110111 0101111101 1101110101 0100010101 1011010101 0101010001 1110110010 1101010101 1011010101 1011010101 1111010111 1110010101 11000010101 1101111101 1011010011 0101110001 1111110101 1111011000 01001010101 1101001111 1111011110 1101111111 0101111011 1101011101 1101110001 1101010101 1100010001 1 0011001101 1111011001 11001001111 0101010011 10110111010 1101110101 1101110101 01011111010 11111100101 1111110111 01010010101 1101011101 1101010101 1111111011 1100111011 0111011101 0101010101 1010110101 0100110111 1011010011 11011100101 1101111111 1111110100 0101011101 1101010101 1 1111011101 0111110101 0101000101 01011010110 1101001011 1111010001 1111111111 0101011101 1011010101 0101011101 1101110111 1111011101 1001011101 1011110110 1111011101 1 1111111101 1001000111 1001011101 1011010101 01001110101 0100010101 1101111101 1001110001 1111011101 1111001011 11010100011 01010011001 01010100101 0101110101 0101010101 1001001101 110100100111 0111110111 1111110111 1 11110101010 1111011111 1101111011 01001001111 0111010101 1111111111 1100110011 1111100101 110100100 1101000101 1001011101 1010010111 0101001011 1101110111 1101011101 0101011111 11001111101 0101101101 0101011101 110101011001 11101011101 1111111101 0111111101 11110111100 1101001010 0101110101 0101000110 10110100001 01111111010 11001101010 0101110101 1110000101 0010010101 1111111101 0101100111 110101100011 11001111101 1101111011 1101001011 0001110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1197
  • Average number of words per stanza: 221
  • Amount of lines: 256
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and, my, i, these, who, not, it, to, thy, thou, that are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, 'mid, i, my, a are repeated.

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