This is an analysis of the poem On Monsieur's Departure that begins with:

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaXbb cacaaX bdbdaa X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 0,6,6,6,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1111111001 1111110101 1111111101 1111110001 1111111111 1011010111 1101111001 10110111010 1111111111 01010111110 1111011011 1101010010 1101010011 1111110101 1011011101 1111110111 1111011110 1111011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 257
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; i, or, be are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words , i, or are repeated.

    The author used the same word at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase connects the lines.

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  • summary of On Monsieur's Departure;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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