This is an analysis of the poem On Visiting The Graves Of Hawthorne And Thoreau that begins with:

Beneath these shades, beside yon winding stream,
Lies Hawthorne's manly form, the mortal part!... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcbcbbdbdbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0111011101 1101010101 0111010111 1101010001 1101011101 0101010111 1101011101 1101011101 1101010111 0111111101 1101010101 10110001001 1111010001 1101111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 626
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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  • summary of On Visiting The Graves Of Hawthorne And Thoreau;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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