This is an analysis of the poem A Passing Glimpse that begins with:
To Ridgely Torrence
On Last Looking into His 'Hesperides'...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aX bb cc dd XX ee Xa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 01010 11100001000 11011000101 11101111111 11011001111 011100101 111010111110 1101101111 111100101 111101111 11010111 111110101 1010101001 100100111
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 77
- Average number of words per stanza: 15
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word not is repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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