This is an analysis of the poem Farewell! -- But Whenever You Welcome The Hour that begins with:

Farewell! but whenever you welcome the hour
That awakens the night-song of mirth in your bower, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccbb ddeeffgX hhggiijj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010110010 1010011010110 11001111001 101011001001 01101101101 001111001101 111001011011 0010011110001 11111011011 001011011111 100111001011 11101100111 11011011111 1010110110011 11001111011 11111010110100 11101111001 11001111001 11001101011 11101011101 11011011001 101011011001 111111001010 101001001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 421
  • Average number of words per stanza: 78
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 52 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; your, of, you are repeated.

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