This is an analysis of the poem Genoa that begins with:
A long farewell to Genoa
That rises to the skies,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbadED fgagfhch aeXeabbb aieihdED bjXjXdED
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01110100 110001 101010100 111111 01110100 111111 01010001 111101 11011101 110111 01110100 111011 11010101 110001 01100100 011101 11110100 111101 11110111 11001 11110100 111101 11110101 111101 11010100 111111 11011101 110111 11011111 1010101 01010001 111101 11110101 1100101 11110100 011101 10011101 1100111 01010001 111101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 234
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; of is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words no, and are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines words is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word leave at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of Genoa;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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