This is an analysis of the poem Bean Sléibhe Ag Caoineadh A Mhac (A Woman Of The Mountain Keens Her Son) that begins with:
Grief on the death, it has blackened my heart:
lt has snatched my love and left me desolate,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXX XXXb acdb dbdc bcdX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101011011 11111111100 01110101001011 1010001011110 1110100010 011011000 01111010010 01001111011 1101111111 1101111110 11111111101 11011001011 1110101110 1010111101 11011110010 10111110110 1101010001 0111110010 111010111010 1111010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 177
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; my, i, and, your are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, i are repeated.
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