This is an analysis of the poem Sappho Redivivus: A Fragment that begins with:
BY all I lov'd, neglected and forgot,
No friendly face e'er lights my squalid cot;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXabbccddcc ddeeff ddgghh hXaaeeiiXdhheejjdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,6,6,18,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1111010101 11011011101 1101100100 0101000101 101101101 1101000101 1101110101 01110011101 0101111101 1111111111 1101010101 0101000101 0111001001 11010011111 0101110111 1101111101 110010100111 01010110001 1101101101 110111011 1110111101 1111110101 1111011101 1111111101 10111111101 110101011100 1101111101 11010111101 0101110101 1111110101 0101011101 1111011111 1001101100010 11010010101 1011100101 1101011101 1101010101 1101001001 1111010101 1101010101 1111011111 1111010111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 466
- Average number of words per stanza: 82
- Amount of lines: 45
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, i, by are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.
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