This is an analysis of the poem The Sad Day that begins with:
O THE sad day!
When friends shall shake their heads, and say ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaabXXbaXXcc aacX ddd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,4,3,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011 11111111 010001 1111 111111 1111000101 11110111 11011110 11011111 01010100 1111110111 1111111101 11010101 11111101101 1001000111 110110 11011111 1101100101 0101010111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 231
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 19
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; how is repeated.
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