This is an analysis of the poem Death of a Young Son by Drowning that begins with:
He, who navigated with success
the dangerous river of his own birth...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abb cXd Xde fXf eae ggc aaf acf ffXcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111010001 0100100011 1111 101000100 00011101 111101 011101 01011 110111001010 11001010 010100 1011110 111100100 1011101100 1110011010 111100011 1110010101 1010110 10111101 0111 0010101 010101110011 100100 1110001 10011111001 1111011 0110 11010010 101
- Amount of stanzas: 9
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 105
- Average number of words per stanza: 19
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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