This is an analysis of the poem The Pilgrim that begins with:
Put by the sun my joyful soul,
We are for darkness that is whole;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aA bb cc cc dd ee ddXaA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11011101 11110101 11011110 11010011 11011101 01010111 1101001011 10110101 11100111 11011101 11011111 11010001 00111101 11010101 11011101 11110101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 69
- Average number of words per stanza: 14
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Pilgrim;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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