This is an analysis of the poem Lady, The Fates Command that begins with:

Lady, the fates command, and I must go,---
Leaving the pleasant land so dear to me: ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababbcbc dcdccbcb bebefgfg hihifgfg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1001011111 1001011101 11110100101 1101011101 0111010101 11010100101 1001011101 1001011111 1111110111 1111111011 1111011101 1101011011 0101010101 1011010101 1001010101 1101011101 1101011111 1111011111 11110111000 1111011101 1101110100 0101110111 0111011101 11010101011 1111110100 1111010001 11010010101 11011011101 1101110011 101010011101 10001011101 1101110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 353
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; so, my are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word never is repeated.

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