This is an analysis of the poem Farewell To The Wye. that begins with:

Farewell to thee, enchanting Wye !
The day is drawing near ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdefefefefgegecdcdXcgcbcXcbabahhhh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 40,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101 010101 11111101 111111 010111010 111111 11010111 111101 111110101 010101 01010111 011101 11011101 01001 11011101 010111 100110101 110101 11110101 100111 11110101 110111 010101111 110101 11001100 110101 01011101 110101 01011101 010101 110111010 110101 11010101 111101 111101001 011101 11110101 1001111 11011111 000111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1346
  • Average number of words per stanza: 239
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; to, and, thy, that, my are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word thy is repeated.

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  • summary of Farewell To The Wye.;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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