This is an analysis of the poem Weep On, Weep On that begins with:

Weep on, weep on, your hour is past,
Your dreams of pride are o'er; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbcbc dedefgfg agagcccX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111111001 1101110 01010111 111111 01010111 01011101 11011111 010101 11010101 110111 110011101 111101 11110101 11110111 110011111 110111 101001110101 110101 11110101 110101 11111101 1110011110 11010101 11010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 291
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; hath, in are repeated.

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

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  • history of its creation;
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