This is an analysis of the poem The Camp Of Souls that begins with:

1 My white canoe, like the silvery air
2 O'er the River of Death that darkly rolls... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXbX cdcXXX bebebb fgXgbX hghgbX eeeeii gigXee jXjdgg ididkX fefekk gigXdd jbjXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11101101001 110010011101 11010011111 1110100101 11010100111 11011011010 11101101001 1110011101 111110101101 11101100101 11011101111 10101001110 1110110101 1101100101 1110110111 1100100101 10011110101 1010100011 1110100101 11111101111 11100110101 11111100101 1110100111 11011011010 1110100111 11011110111 1110101101 10010010101 11010100101 10101101101 11101101101 11110110101 11011100111 1010100101 110111001001 11011011111 11101011001 1101110111 10110111001 11111101100 1111101111 111001001101 1100100111 11111100101 1100100101 11100100111 11111101101 1110010101 11101101101 10100101101 1111110111 11111110111 11100100111 11010101101 11100110101 11100100101 1110010101 1110101101 11110010101 11010011101 11111100101 11101101101 1101100101 1010101100 11110100101 11100100111 11100100111 11110101101 11110110101 1011100101 11011110111 110101011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 307
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 72
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, i are repeated.

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

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  • summary of The Camp Of Souls;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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