This is an analysis of the poem A Farewell that begins with:
I GO down from the hills half in gladness, and half with a pain I depart,
Where the Mother with gentlest breathing made music on lip and in...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa bbcc ddee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111001101011001101 101001001011011101 11111110100111001 101111001111001101 111010101001001001 111011001101001101 111001001101001101 11101111100100101 101101101011111011 101001001101001111 101101101001001101 111001001011011011
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 294
- Average number of words per stanza: 60
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 73 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 15
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, in, and, , of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, i are repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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