This is an analysis of the poem Lines To R. L. that begins with:
That which we are and shall be is made up
Of what we have been. On the autumn leaf... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXabcXdceXfdeacdefXceXbedacccedd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 33,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111110011 0111010101 01011100001 1100110101 1001110001 0111101011 1000110101 0111011011 0100110101 1101010101 0101001111 1111010101 0101011111 0101011101 0101001111 1111010111 1101110111 110001111001 1101111111 11010101110 1101011111 11110100111 11010111001 11111100001 11011101000 1010110011 1011010101 0101110101 1001100101 11010111011 11100101010 0101010011 1111001101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1464
- Average number of words per stanza: 272
- Amount of lines: 33
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; its, have are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, i are repeated.
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- summary of Lines To R. L.;
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- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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