This is an analysis of the poem His Dream Of The Skyland that begins with:
The seafarers tell of the Eastern Isle of Bliss,
It is lost in a wilderness of misty sea waves....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdef Xg Xe gcXbabeXdd cbXheg hdeXXb dabagaXh XheXbbf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,2,2,10,6,6,8,7,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 011010010101 0010010001011 101100101101 10111001001 01001100101010 0100101101101001010 1101000100111 0101101101011 1100100100100111 11010101111001 010011011 101001011 1110100101 11011011101011 1110101001 10101001 11110011110101 110101100011 1010101000111111 1010111010111 1011101011 10100100010 110001101101010101 1101010 11110011001 01010110001 0101010 01010 011001010 101010 01010100110 1111001011110100 1011110101 0100010101101 0101100101111001 10110111101011 0100111101111 110110010101 111111110 11010010100 1011001 1110011010 1111111101 101111001011 11111001010 11111000110101 01011
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 279
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 47
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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; of, and, i, in are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, and, the, let are repeated.
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