This is an analysis of the poem Lois House that begins with:

Air -- "Saphrona's Farewell"
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 50
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; young, and, of, he, her, to, his, you, me, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word come is repeated.

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

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase leave connects the lines.

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  • summary of Lois House;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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