This is an analysis of the poem The Hope Of The Resurrection that begins with:
Though I have watched so many mourners weep
O'er the real dead, in dull earth laid asleep—... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffbbXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1111110101 10011011101 1111011011 1111100111 1111110001 1101111101 1101111111 1111000101 1111011101 0101010101 11110101111 1111011101 1111010111 01111101001 1111010101 1010101010100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 725
- Average number of words per stanza: 141
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.
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