This is an analysis of the poem A Rann Of Exile that begins with:
NOR right, nor left, nor any road I see a comrade face,
Nor word to lift the heart in me I hear in any place;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXbb XccXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101110111 11010101110101 1111111011001 1 0101011110101111 1001110101000 1 01110101111001 11110101010100 1101111101001 1
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 231
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 11
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- 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; nor, me are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word nor is repeated.
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