This is an analysis of the poem The Wayfarer that begins with:
The beauty of the world hath made me sad,
This beauty that will pass; ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabbXXcbccXaXdbaXdbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0100011111 010101 0111110011 0101010001 1011010101 11010001110 110101 1111111101 11011100111 11111001010 1100110101 01101110101 0101010 11110 1111111 101 0111011011 111111110 11110111 100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 715
- Average number of words per stanza: 139
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; or, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words or, of are repeated.
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