This is an analysis of the poem The Scarlet Cloak that begins with:
ONE may go a-many leagues a-questing yon and hither;
One may look on queens and kings, and think the vision bliss;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXababXbcdXdXebecdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11101010101110 1111111110101 111101011101010 11010101110100 10100100101110 1110010110111 1011101101010 1111100111010 1110101001010 1011101110101 1010101111110 110010110101 10101010111010 1010100110101 1010111111110 1010101111101 1110101001010 101010110101 10100100100101010 110010110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1141
- Average number of words per stanza: 213
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 11
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word one is repeated.
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- summary of The Scarlet Cloak;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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