This is an analysis of the poem William And Amelia that begins with:

Near the side of Windermere,
Down a gentle rising hill,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabba cbcXb dedde Xaffa gfggf dadda ahaai cjcXj bebbe jkjjk djddj blbbl XalXa dgddg lmllm hlhhl jjjjj khkkh cnccn aeaae lhllh bdbbd dgddg ojooj lfllf ajaXj ahaaX jhjjh dbddX pcppc egeeg alaal bhbbh edeed jajja hdhhd Xcffc gjggj kdkkd bbbbb dXddX blbbl
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,1,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010100 1010101 10100111 10010001 1110101 1110111 1001101 01010101 1110101 1110101 01011101 1011101 1000101 1110101 1110111 1110100 1110111 0110001 1111101 0011111 1110111 1001011 11100101 1011001 1110111 1011101 1111011 1011101 1011101 1110101 1110101 1010110 1110101 1011101 1110100 1010101 1010101 1111101 11101000 1101111 1111101 0110101 1111101 1010101 10011001 1010101 1010101 1010011 1110101 0110101 1010111 1011101 0100111 1100101 1000101 1010111 1010101 1110101 0110011 1010111 1111100 1010101 1111101 1111001 0111101 1111101 1010101 1011110 1111101 0011101 1101101 1011101 1110111 1111101 1110111 1111101 1010101 1010101 1010011 1010101 1011101 0010101 1010101 1011101 1011101 1111101 0010101 1110101 1010111 0101111 1110111 1110101 1010101 1010101 1111101 1010101 0011101 0010101 1111101 1100111 1011101 1011101 0111100 1010101 1010101 1110101 1011101 1010101 1010101 1110101 1110101 1011111 1100110 1011101 0110101 1010101 10100111 1110101 1110101 0010101 1110101 0111011 1110111 1010101 1110001 1010101 10110101 1010101 00100101 1001101 1110101 1111001 1011101 1111101 1110110 0010111 1010101 11000111 1010001 1110101 1111001 0110101 0110101 1110101 0110111 1010101 1010101 1110101 1010101 1110101 111011000 0111101 0110011 1111111 1011001 1011101 1000101 1110101 1110101 1111101 1111101 1110101 1010111 1111101 1110101 1010101 1010101 1111111 0110111 1111111 1010111 1010011 1110111 1110101 1011101 1110111 0110101 0010001 1001101 0110111 1110100 1010101 0111101 1110101 01100101 1110101 1111101 1011111 1011101 1010111 1111001 1010101 1011101 1110001 1111110 1110101 1110101 1010111 1010101 1110101 11111101 11101110 1010101 1010101 1011110 1011101 1111111 1010101 1010101 1110101 1011101 0010101 0110111 11101001 0111101 1011101 0110101 1111101 0010101 1010111 1010101 0011101 1110001 1111101 1010111 1100111 1010101 0011101 1010101 1110101 1011101 0110101 1110001 1111101 0111101 1010101 1011101 1110111 1111101 1110011 0110101 1010101 0010101 1110101 11101001 1010111 1110101 1010101 1000101 00101001 1110101 1010111 1011101 0110101 1110101 1011101 1010001 1010101 10101001 0011101 1110001 1111111 1110101 0111101 11110001 1011101 0110101 1011101 0010101 0110001 10010 1101010 0111001 1101100 110001 1101110 110111 1101010 111111 1111010 110111 1111110 011111 1101110 010101 1101110 011101 1101110 110111 1111010 010100 1111010 111101 0101010 110111 1111010 111110 11001010 010100 1111010 110101 1011010 011001 1101110 011101 1111010 000111 1111110 010111 1111110 111111 1110001 10101001 1011111 1110111 1011101 1011100 1100101 1010110 11101001 1010111 1010101 0101101 1110101 1110001 0010101 1110011 1111101 1110101 0011101 1111101 1111101 0110111 1111101 1010101 1010001 1010111 1110101 1011111 1111111 1110101 1010001 00111001 1010110 1011111 1101111 1111101 10100111 11011010 11000101 1110101 1010101 1011101 1001101 1111111 1001111 0011101 1010001 1110111 01010101 11110010 1010101 1010101 0011111 1111111 1111101 1110101 1110101 1010101 10011101 1000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 77
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 374
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; they, to, he, her, his, my, in are repeated.

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

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

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases years, spare connect the lines.

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