This is an analysis of the poem M'Fingal - Canto Ii that begins with:

The Sun, who never stops to dine,
Two hours had pass'd the mid-way line,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: aabbaaccddeecXccXa XfgXcchh ffiijjaahh bbeekkaaggXhXdffaaccddlXmmhhaakkffnoeeffffbbaaeebbbXppccaajjddja aacX ggjjbXeeaakkjj jjqlggcg aaqqqlbblqbbkXhhgcffbbbbaarrssgcddqqkkXibXbbXXfbccffcceellgceemmccaahldd ggccllhtqqffXtaauuvvbbcgffcccc wwmmddgcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,8,10,64,4,14,8,72,30,18,12,22,36,36,74,22,52,24,32,6,48,50,6,20,22,30,66,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110101 110110111 110101001 11010101 110101010 1101001010 11010101 11011111 11111101 01001101 11010101 10111101 010101110 1101001110 110101101 0101101 110100110 110110101 110111100 011011010 011101110 111101110 110100110 11001100 11110011 11101111 1000010101 11011101 11011101 01011111 1011111 001010111 110111010 110101010 11110111 01011101 1010101011 111100010 111111001 10100110 110101010 0101110100 1100101110 11110111 11011101 11010111 110101100 01011110011 011111010 11111101 01110111 11110111 11111101 01111011 11010111 10010111 01110111 110001101 111101110 1100100110 111100011 01110011 01110101 01111101 111100010 011101010 011100010 111101010 11010101 01010111 11011101 111110101 101101011 01110111 11110011 11010101 11111101 11010101 11011101 11001011 111111010 110111110 111101111 011111010 10110101 01010101 111111010 110101111 01001101 11011001 111111010 011111110 11110101 111100001 111111010 110101110 11110101 01010101 110101010 1100101010 101110101 11010001 11011101 010111100 10101001001 11010101 11010111 11011111 11100101 11011101 011101010 010111010 110101010 010100010 010101010 101011010 110111010 111111010 10111000010 100101010 1001111001 1101000100 11010111 110100111 11111111 11110101 101011011 110100101 10110001 11000101 01101011101 01110011100 11101101 11111001 11011100 11010101 01010101 01110101 011101010 0100100010 11110010111 110101111 10110100 01110010 11110001 11011101 11100101 01111101 11111101 11111101 111101011 111101010 11111101 11010111 11010101 11010001 111101010 011101010 01111101 110011011 11110101 11010101 100110110 1010100110 11111101 01110101 11110111 0101011 01110101 11111101 11110101 01100001100 101101010 1111111010 111111110 0101010100 11110101 01110001 101010101 11010111 11011111 11111111 1111010100 0101000100 11000101 010100101 11011011 01010100 11111101 01010101 10110110 11010001 0111001111 011101110 010101011 110100010 10111101 11010101 1011110001 01110111 1100100010 011101010 111101010 1101100010 101101011 1100101010 11010011 11110111 01000101 01010101 110100110 110111010 10110101 01010101 11111101 11101101 10010101 11010101 11010101 01010101 1100101010 010101010 11110101 11010111 110100011 0100101110 11111101 11110101 1001100101 11011101 10010101 01110111 11010101 01000111 1100101010 110101010 110101110 1101000110 11010101 10010001 11010101 111100101 111001010 011111010 11111101 11110111 1001101111 110101010 110111010 0101001010 11000111 11010101 10010101 01011101 111101010 110101010 11101101 1101011100 10010110101 11010101 110001011 111100010 01011101 01011101 110101010 110011010 011101010 011101010 11010101 01010101 1110100010 110101010 1101101110 11111101 10110011 11110101 1101010001 101111010 11111101 11110101 1011111010 1111001010 101111010 110101010 11111101 11001111 11011101 01110101 11011111 110101111 011111010 111101110 11010101 01010101 110100101 010010101 10001101010 010101110 01011101 11010101 11010011 11011101 1100111001 01010001 11010101 111000101 11010101 11010011 01010101 01010001 010101110 110101010 11010110 11110101 111101010 011111010 101110101 11110001 111111010 010100110 01001101 11010101 1100101100 011101010 111101011 110100010 111100101 110100001 10111101 10110101 01110011 11010101 01010101 01010101 11010101 11110101 101101010 011101010 100101110 010001010 110100101 01010101 100111110 011010001 11010101 01010101 110010101 010010111 10110111 11110101 11111101 110011101 101010101 01010101 11000101 01110101 110110110 010101111 11011101 10010001 110111001 11010101 11011101 10010101 111101010 0101011010 01110111 11110101 11011101 11010111 11101101 01110111 111111110 110111110 111111111 110101111 11011111 110100101 110101101 111011011 111111010 1011101110 11111101 11110101 110101010 011100010 110101110 011101010 11111101 01010101 110101010 110101010 11010111 1100100001 0101001110 0101001110 11111101 10110011 111101110 010101010 111100111 110110110 111101010 010101010 11111101 01010101 01111101 11110111 101111010 110001011 1011001001 1111011001 101111010 111101010 11001111 11110001 01010101 110100101 111101110 110111010 1101010011 0101000110 11010101 11000101 111111010 010111010 101111101 01110101 101011011 01111101 100101001 01010101 11110101 11011100 1100001001 01111101 110001010 110111010 11011101 110110011 110111010 10111110 11010001 11111101 11010111 01111001 11010101 010111001 1011101110 11010101 01010101 01010101 110111001 11010111 1100101 01010101 11100111 11110101 01110101 01010101 01010101 11010101 10110110 011100101 11110101 01010111 11110111 10011101 110101101 01001101 11111101 11010101 11010101 01010101 110101010 010101010 1101010110 111101010 110111010 110101010 110010101 010011101 11011101 01010001 11110110 11010101 11110111 11110001 11110011 01110011 111101110 0101111110 11010111 01110101 11111101 11110101 01110011 01011101 11110111 01010101 101110101 01010101 110101010 1110101110 11011101 111110101 111101010 1111000110 11111101 11010111 11010001 01110101 011101110 110101010 011111010 1100101110 11010110 110100101 11010101 0101100111 01110111 11010001 110000101 110010101 1011110011 11111111 11110101 01110001 010111010 1010111010 1001010101 110001010 01110101 11010001 1101010010 110011010 11010001 10010101 11110101 11110101 110101000 1101110100 1101010010 111111010 110110101 11000101 111101010 011101010 00110111 11010101 11010101 11110111 11010101 11010101 11110101 11110001 101111101 11111101 011101001 10011111 11010111 110101001 10110111101 110001011 110101101 110110001 01110101 01010101 111100101 10010101 110100111 11010101 01011111 01110100 0101011100 1111011100 11011101 11110010 11010111 01010001 11011111 11010011 111100100 11011111 11110111 0101111 010111010 111100010 01111111 11010001 11110111 11110001 111100010 110100010 11111101 11111101 11011101 101111111 10110111 01010101 111111010 010101010 11011111 01010101 01011111 010100101 110111011 110111010 10010001 11011101 1000101110 1010101011 0100101010 111011010 110110101 01011101 010111111 011101010 010101010 110100110 110101001 01010011 11001101 11110101 110101110 111101110 01110101 11010101 010100101 1010101001 010101010 1101100010 110111110 110101100 11010111 11110001 1010110111 11010111 11011111 11110111 110011100 11010110 01110101 11010001 110001010 110100010 11010011 11010111 11100111 11101101 11010101 11111101 11010111 11110101 11110101 11111101 010101111 1111110100 01110101 0110011100 10101001101 11010101 11101101 11011101 11111101 11101111 101111101 111110101 11110111 01010011 110110010 111111010 111111010 011111010 11110011 10110011 10110101 111100101 11001101 110010101 11010101 100011101 11010101 11110001 110010001 11011001 101110110 01000101 11010101 010010101 01000101 01010101 110101001 01000101 01010111 11010001 00110101 11011001 01110101 11000101 0101101001 01010101 01010111 11110111 11100101 111101011 110010111 01010011 101110101 110100001 01110101 11110001 111101010 100101010 1000100010 1011100010 110101000 110111010 11110101 10010101 11110101 01111101 11110111 11110101 101110111 01000101 11111111 11110001 11010101 011000101 110001001 11010101 11111101 01010101 11110101 01111101 01110101 110101010 111101010 110101110 1101110011 010101010 111110111 11110101 11100001 110010111 10010101 01010101 11110111 11110101 11011000 010100001 11010101 010010111 110101010 1101011010 011111110 110100011 110010111 01010001 1100111110 110100100100 11011111 01011101 010100110 010101001000 0100010010 11101010000 11011101 0101100100 110111110 110101110 01110101 0101101 01010101 01011101 111101010 110111010 101001111 01010100 01100101 110010101 010001110 111101011 01010111 11011101 11010001 01010101 110101111 011101010 1111101 110010111 11010001 110100010 110101010 110101110 100111010 1101110010 11010101 11010101 11101010 010001010 11010111 01010001 01010101 01011101 11010101 100100101 11010101 01001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 28
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1066
  • Average number of words per stanza: 185
  • Amount of lines: 837
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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, that, their, to, you, guy, as, in, of, lord, our, with are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, the, his, what, how, i, such, shall, for, we, who, each are repeated.

    The author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you, him are repeated).

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of M'Fingal - Canto Ii;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by John Trumbull