This is an analysis of the poem From: Dedicatory Ode that begins with:
I will not try the reach again,
I will not set my sail alone,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa bcbX dedX fefe acaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110101 10111101 01010101 11010101 110101010 11110111 110111010 01011100 01010101 01110111 110001001 01001100 01010011 01110101 010100001 11110101 01010101 11000111 01010101 01000101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; my is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, and, the are repeated.
The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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