This is an analysis of the poem Sea-Shore Musings that begins with:
How oft I’ve longed to gaze on thee,
Thou proud and mighty deep!...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd dedefgfg hdhdifif fcfcfjfj akakjgjg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110111 111101 11010101 111111 11011101 111101 11010101 110111 10111111 111011 10110101 011101 11011101 111111 11011101 110111 11111111 111101 11111101 111111 11101011 011101 11001101 110101 11111101 110101 11010111 110101 11110101 010011 11111111 110111 11111101 1101010 010011101 1101010 10111111 0100101 01111111 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 254
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- 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, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word thy is repeated.
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