This is an analysis of the poem King Cahill's Farewell To The Rye Field that begins with:
WRITTEN TO THE LONDONDERRY AIR
'Tira autumn sun your shadow's flung, my Cahill,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a Xbcb XcbX XbXX caXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,5,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 100010101 101011101111 010111111 11111101010 0111010101 11110111010 1111010101 11111101010 110101111 1001110001110 1101110101 11011101101 11011111110 11011101110 1111011101 011100101111 0111011111 11
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; your, our are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word farewell is repeated.
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