This is an analysis of the poem The Robe that begins with:

Each naked branch, the yellow leaf or brown,
The rugged rock, and death-deformed plain... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaababacdcdaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101010111 010111011 11010101001 1101010101 11001110101 1111110111 0101110101 11011101001 1101011101 0011011101 1101110101 1011000101 1111010101 100101111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 624
  • Average number of words per stanza: 112
  • 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:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; on is repeated.

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

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