This is an analysis of the poem The Vestal that begins with:
She goes unwedded all her days
Because some man she never knew,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab acac dede dfdf gfgf hfhf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11100101 01111101 01011101 10110101 01110101 01111101 11010001 11111111 10011111 10011111 01010101 00110101 01010101 11011101 01010111 10111101 10110111 10011111 11010101 010010101 11100111 11111101 11110101 00111101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; he, or, his, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, or, to, what are repeated.
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- summary of The Vestal;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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