This is an analysis of the poem Virgil Strange I Kept On The Field that begins with:
VIGIL strange I kept on the field one night:
When you, my son and my comrade, dropt at my side that day,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbacdebbXfcddfaXdbgadbXeXheiidjdXgddjhfbdgae
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 45,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011110111 11111111111111 111111111010011 11001 1101101111111110 1 11011001001001010 11001010011101111 1 110111111111010 01010100111010 111001110001110 10011 111101011100110101 10 101011011001010 11 1101111001111111 11011000101111101 1011 10110010110100110 11101101 1001011110111111 10 1101001011011101 1010111111111111 1 1100111111101111 10101 1110100001011101 01 111110010010101 1001011001001011 1001011 111111101011100 10011110100 1011010110011101 1 1011001010100111 010 101111011011001111 10 110011110110100 10 1101111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 2300
- Average number of words per stanza: 363
- Amount of lines: 45
- Average number of symbols per line: 50 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, i, vigil, long, and, you are repeated.
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