This is an analysis of the poem Drovers Twain that begins with:

WHERE was no shadow on the land,
No cloud in heaven's dome,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccXbXdeeedfghhhgaifffidjaaajadjjjdXbkkkbcdllldXdccXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 54,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 110101 11011101 11010101 01010100 110101 01010101 111101 11111111 01110101 11010111 110101 010011101 110111 11111101 11011101 11111101 011101 10110101 010111 11010101 11110101 01010111 110101 11011101 011001 1000110001 11010101 11010101 011101 01011101 110111 11011101 11111111 11011101 010101 11011111 1101001 01110101 1101101111 11110111 110101 01001101 110111 11111101 11010101 11010101 1100101 11011101 010101 11011111 11010101 01010100 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1778
  • Average number of words per stanza: 326
  • Amount of lines: 54
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, as are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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  • summary of Drovers Twain;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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