This is an analysis of the poem The Last Of The Narwhale that begins with:

THE STORY OF AN ARCTIC NIP.
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bcdXefgfhfefbfifjdfdcijikekeaebelihimcbX geceiidXcieXnginlbaX dededglgXifieldl idXdehohffdfgelejpfp gifidgcgbjbj dgfgcogoapXXceiekimXfjffooj igegeocoilXl igcgXXpdid cjjjdijikpipdlblbelX iagX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,40,20,16,20,12,27,12,10,20,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01001101 1111111 0110101 1111010101 0100110 11011101 0101110 110000111 10101010 11101111 1100101 010010101 1010100 11110101 110111 101110101 0101011 1111111001 0010101 11011100 1101111 1100111101 0101111 1110010101 0011101 110111011 110111 110011111 1011101 111011101 00100101 011100101 11100101 1111110111 1110101 0011100100 1110111 110111011 1111101 010010101 11011010 11110101 111101 1111111101 1110111 10110101 1010101 1011111101 00101100 11010101 010111 01011101 0101110 11011100 110111 11110101 01110 01010101 1101111 11011101 010101 11010111 1010101 001011101 00110101 1011110101 11001101 011100101 0110101 01110101 011111 010100101 1110101 01010101 10110101 001011011 01001011 11110111 110101 11111110 1010101 01010101 110101 01011111 010101 11110111 01001010 111011101 0101010 010111101 0100101 10110100101 0100111 11111111 010111 111110110 1010101 110111101 010101 1011110111 1011011 010011101 1100101 1010111101 1100101 0110111011 1110101 0011100101 110101 101110011 1010101 011100111 111101 111110100 1010101 111110101 1100101 0101101001 00100101 101010101 1110101 0010110101 1110101 010110101 1011111 011100101 1010111 101100101 111101 110010111 1100101 011111101 010101100101 1111110101 101011111 1110111 100111101 1111101 011010101 1010101 111110101 110101 111010101 1110101 011110101 1010111 0100111111 0100101 111110111 1110101 1101001101 1111101 1110111101 1010111 1011101111110101 01110101111101 0100110101 1010101 110110101 0101001 1111100101 0110101 111110111 11101111 10111101001 1010111 11111101 0110111 111110111 01111001 011101111 110111 1010100101 010101 110101101 0100101 111101111 0111111 1110110101 110101 1101100101 10101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 604
  • Average number of words per stanza: 116
  • Amount of lines: 183
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words like, and, in, the are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word ' 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 alive connects the lines.

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