This is an analysis of the poem The Laurels that begins with:
FROM these wild rocks I look to-day
O'er leagues of dancing waves, and see... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa bcbc dede efef bgbg dede hghg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01111101 101010111 01111101 01110101 01110101 01001101 11111111 01001101 11111111 11010111 11110111 11010100 11111101 1101001001 11010101 11010101 11011111 11010101 110101001 11111011 11110011 11010101 10010101 110101010 10110111 01010111 01110111 110011101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 28
- 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; for, of, thy are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word for is repeated.
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