This is an analysis of the poem Lord Byron: Italien that begins with:

Italien tykkes mig — trods alle Synder -
et Kanans Land for skønhedssyge Sjæle,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXXXXX XXbXXXXX XXaXaXXa XXXXXbXX cXcXcXXX cXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001011110 11011101 1111111010 111101011 111010110 1111111101 110111001 110111101 1101111100 1111111 11011111 110111011 111111101 111101111 1011111 110111110 11011101000 111101101 111111110 1110101 111111110 110101011 1110100110 1100101010 111100111 111111100 110111111 1101110111 101001101 110010111 1111011101 101110111 11010111 110001011 1111101 11011110 11011001 111110110 1111111 1111010111 11011110110 1001111011 1101101000 10111011 11110111010 11110001 11111101 1010010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 317
  • Average number of words per stanza: 62
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

    The author used the same word jeg at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines rre, den are repeated).

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