This is an analysis of the poem The Church On Comiaken Hill that begins with:
for Sydney Pettit
The lines are keen against today's bad sky...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a bcdefaggb afceghXXi ijdaXejXaacdcjh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,9,9,15,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 11010 0111010111 0101111101 1100110101 0101111010 10101111 1111110101 1001010101 101010101 0101010101 01010001010 011101110 0101010111 010111110 011101010 100011101 0111010001 01111010100 1101110101 010111101 0101011111 1100110101 11010101 10101011 10111010 01110011010 101111111 11111101 11010111 0101111100 1101111111 01010011101 1111111111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 260
- Average number of words per stanza: 49
- Amount of lines: 33
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; to is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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