This is an analysis of the poem Prof. Longmuir that begins with:
It hath been a source of considerable gratification to me that one of my school
teachers afterwards became Professor Longmuir, of Aberdeen. Mr....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: cinquain
- Metre: 01001001000100100111011 101000101010010110101 1110111101010010011000 100101110111100101010 1110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 344
- Average number of words per stanza: 57
- Amount of lines: 5
- Average number of symbols per line: 68 (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; of, longmuir are repeated.
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