This is an analysis of the poem A Legend Of Tintagel Castle that begins with:
ALONE in the forest, Sir Lancelot rode
O'er the neck of his courser the reins lightly flowed... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb ccaa cccc ddbb eeff ggbb hhii jjcc kkff eejj ccaa aakk aall bbaaXeegg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 01001011011 1001001001101 101101011101 01011111011 1110001001011 11111101101 11111011101 01001101101 01101010011 01101011001 110110110011 11001101101 111011011001 01101101001 11011011011 111110010001 11101011101 01001001001 001101001001 101011011010 11101101101 11011111001 101101001011 111111011101 11101011001 101001111001 101111001001 101101011101 11101001111 010011011111 111101111101 10001010001 101001011001 111011101001 101111111000 11011011101 111001111001 11101001001 111001101001 11011010110 111001111001 101001011011 101111111101 11011011001 01011001001 01101001101 11111011011 11101101101 11011101101 101101111011 01101011101 11101001001 11101111111 01111001101 1101101111 11011111101 11110101101 101111001011 11101001111 11101011110
- Amount of stanzas: 15
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 198
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 60
- Average number of symbols per line: 49 (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; his, and, as, their are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, now, and, she are repeated.
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