This is an analysis of the poem Voyages V that begins with:

Meticulous, past midnight in clear rime,
Infrangible and lonely, smooth as though cast ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaX Xabbc aXaX cXcX daX dXede
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,4,4,3,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0100111011 1001101111 0100110011 011010101110 1011011101 0100111101 01011100101 11010111 110011111 1101011111 1101010101 1100011111 1110 101000111 01011011111 100110101 110111110 1110011001 010100011111 1011010100 11 1011011111 110100010101 1111011111 1011110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word your is repeated.

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