This is an analysis of the poem Daniel Wheeler that begins with:

O Dearly loved!
And worthy of our love! No more... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcddeecbbfeefbbagga hhhiiiffigegeiiffjjkXkbllj hgggggXcgcgbhhdbmdmgbXbbbXffXgkXggaahabbha kcnnkchnhaaXoheoheddaaddcc ihghgXXaaaabggbiciceellhkXh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,26,42,26,27,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 11001111 1111101 010110100 01010010010 010111110 11000101 11010100 01010100 11011101 010010001 01011111 01001101 10011100 101100101 01111101 011000101 01011101 1101110001 11010011 01000101 01110 11110101 11010101 11011011 0110110 101110101 1101111 10110101 01011101 01111111 01010110 01000101 010100101 110100101 10011101 110110101 01100101 010100111 010001111 10110111 100101010 11110101 01001101 010101001 1111110010 110101 0001 1111111 011110101 11011101 1001101 11011111 11010111 10111100 01111111 01110100 01010101 01110101 10001101 01110101 100101010 01110111 10110111 0111010010 01110011 1101 11011101 111110101 01010101 111011111 01000111 1101101 010111101 01001101 01111110 11010101 01100101 11010100 11011110 11111101 11001101 11010011 01010111 1111101 11111101 11001101 10110101 01000101 1111 110110010 01010111 11110101 10011101 1100100010 11111111 1101111 11010101 01110101 110101001 10111000 10010101 11010101 010100101 01010110 11111101 100100 111101110 111101110 011011101 110011011 11000101 01110101 10000110 110111010 11 11010101 10111101 11101101 01110001 1111001110 010101110 11000101 11001111 11000101 01000101 01000111 01001101 01000101 1110101 11001101 010100100 10110101 01110100 11010101 01011101 11011101 11010100 01010101 10010101 10110101 11001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 959
  • Average number of words per stanza: 170
  • Amount of lines: 142
  • 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; and, thy, in, to, of are repeated.

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

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