This is an analysis of the poem Lines: that begins with:
I saw, or dreamed I saw, her sitting lone,
Her neck bent like a swan's, her brown eyes thrown... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111110101 0111010111 1111001111 101010111 1001010111 0100111111 10110100001 1111010101 1111011011 1100010101 0111011101 11011100101 1111010101 11110101111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 655
- Average number of words per stanza: 124
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, her are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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