This is an analysis of the poem The Maid Of Toro that begins with:
O, low shone the sun on the fair lake of Toro,
And weak were the whispers that waved the dark wood,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababccX ddddefef cXcagag
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,8,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111011011010 11001011011 110110010010 101001011001 110010011010 111010010010 11001111001 110110010010 001011001011 1011011010110 101011011001 10111011110 10010010011 11011011110 1101011101 111111110110 111111110001 1011111110010 11110010010 111110100001 110111011010 11011001101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 362
- Average number of words per stanza: 67
- Amount of lines: 22
- Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, his are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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