This is an analysis of the poem An Attempt To Remember The that begins with:
And Willie, my eldest born, is gone, you say, little Anne,
Ruddy and white, and strong on his legs, he looks like a man;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb cccc ccdd eedd aXee XXfX ggaa ffhh iiaa XXee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011010111101 10111110111101 111010011111 11011011111111 110111011111101 11011111111001 1101100101011101 1111001011100100 101111111111001 10101011111101 110010010010011010 101001011111010010 101010011111111 1011010101001001 10111001110110110 1011010101111010 110110100111 111011011101010 111111101110101 10011101111111 10110111111111 1011010011011101100 111111001110111 100001110100010 110110101100101 10101000110101 101110111101011 1101101101011 100100111011011 10010011101101 100100101100101 10101010101111 111100110100101 11011101101101 110110011111101 11100100101101011 110111100101101 00101101001001010 10011010011100101 111110100101111
- Amount of stanzas: 10
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 246
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 61 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 12
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, he, whit, i, she, knew, that, ', pattering, boards, over, at, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words that, pattering, and are repeated.
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