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

We part, and thou art mine no more!
I go through seas never sought before,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffgghhiiddjjkkjjbhbhllhh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 34,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111111 111110101 110101101 100100101 111100101 11010001 011101001 0100110101 110100101 101101001 1110010101 110101011 010110111 00100101101 110110101 1010111 111010101 10110101 01011111 01111101 11011101 1101011 11101010 110111010 11110101 11000101 1110101 1000101 0010101 1011101 1100101111 1011101101 11111101 111001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1264
  • Average number of words per stanza: 225
  • Amount of lines: 34
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; and, that are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

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

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