This is an analysis of the poem His Immortality that begins with:
I saw a dead man's finer part ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a bbaX X XXXX X cccX X ddee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,1,4,1,4,1,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 11011101 10011101 01011111010 1100000 1 11110101 11010100010 0101110101 111110 1 11010111 0101111101 1111010001 110100 1 10111111 01010110001 1101010101 10101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 90
- Average number of words per stanza: 13
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, and are repeated.
The author used the same word i 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 word/phrase i connects the lines.
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