This is an analysis of the poem Of Him I Love Day And Night that begins with:

OF him I love day and night, I dream'd I heard he was dead;
And I dream'd I went where they had buried him I love--but he was not... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXbXXXaccXaXXXdaXdaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111111111111 11111111101111111 011 111110100110010011 11111001101001 0101010100101010 1 0101001000100011 101010001000011001 10010 1101101000110010 11111011101001011 1111110111 1111100101100101010 01 100010000101110000 1011000111111110 101 100101011110111010 1001011001110 101 10000100001110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1232
  • Average number of words per stanza: 206
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 55 (very long strings)
  • 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; i, and, him, dream'd, of, be are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines living, satisfied are repeated).

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