This is an analysis of the poem Evangeline: Part The Second. Iv. that begins with:

FAR in the West there lies a desert land, where the mountains
Lift, through perpetual snows, their lofty and luminous summits.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcdaeafcaacXXagcahgaaaficj ajgjhgadej iakgXijjaacfbifahichaihXcjcfcjfcfgihXahiaafhkbfjf dacbXiXaahcXiafaXalXchjcfjXhiiXXbbijXXXkac hlhlaahihimfidfcbdhX fifijbhbcabc acadaXdidmicl
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,10,49,42,20,12,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10011101011010 1101001110110010 10111011011011 1001010010010010 1001011101001100 100100101010010 1011010010110010 1001001111010010 100111111010010 100100101010010 101100101110010 100111101010010 1001011010011111 10010010010110100 10010010111011011 100100111010010 101111111110010 10010010101010 1001001101110011 101101110010010 1001001001010010 101001010110010 111110010110010 111110010011010 1011011010010010 11110101111011 110100101110110 10010101010010 0001001101001110 1001110010110011 1101011001010110 100101111101001 011111110100110 100101001011111 111101111010110 111101111110010 111001101010010 1001011010110010 1111111010110010 000101110010110 1110010110111010 110101001010010 00111010010100 10010010010111010 10111010110110010 110101111110010 1010111010011010 111111110110010 1001111010011010 1011011110100101 111101111110110 11010100001111010 1001111010010011 1010010010111010 1010111011011010 101101111101010 1001001110110010 100101111110110 10101001110010 10100101111110 111111100010010 1101111010010010 100110111110010 11010101110010 1011001101000011 11101111110100010 101111111010110 11010011001111010 11011001010010011 11010111010010 11100111011010 110101111011010 100101101010110 00110010011010010 110101101010100 101001001110011 100101100010010 100111010110011 00010101111010 11110101010010 10010111000011010 10110011010010 1011001100010010 011101010010010 101001011111010 1101001111010010 001111011010110 1001010011011010 1111001101010110 100101001110010 1110010110010110 11110111011111 10010110010010110 111001011010011 101111101010010 11011111010010 100111111010010 1010010010010010 1001001110010010 101110010010110 110100111010111 10010111010110010 0111010011010010 00100101010110 10001001100110010 1001010010010010 110101110010100 1101011101010110 1001001110010010 1001001010010110 1011101110100010 100111001010010 101010010000010 10111111001110011 1011011001010010 1111011010010010 11111011110010 10111111010100 1101111011010010 11010011110111010 111000011011010011 10011101011010 10011110010011010 10101001010010 101011101111010 110101111011100 11011110111001010 10010010010011010 1010011010111010 10101001010110 11111101011010 1001101011110010 101101011000110 1011001110010110 1001010011101010 111111111000010 110101110010011 1001110010111010 1000111111110010 110100111010011 110111001111010 00010101010011010 110101001010010 100111010010010 10010101010010 11010010110110010 11011111011110010 10010111111010 110100101110010100 11010111010110011 100100011010010111 101011101110011 110100101010110 10110111110010 100111010010010 1001011010010110 10010111010110 100111010110010 11010111110010 110111010010010 110101010110010 100110111010110 10110111010010 100101001010010 100101101010010 100101001110010 101011110110000 11111101010110 101111101010010 10101110010010 1001010110011011 110111110110010 1001011110010010 10010101110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1582
  • Average number of words per stanza: 279
  • Amount of lines: 174
  • Average number of symbols per line: 63 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, day, they, them, her, their, she, slowly, us, came, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words over, here, now are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word them at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase mowis connects the lines.

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  • summary of Evangeline: Part The Second. Iv.;
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