This is an analysis of the poem The Send-Off that begins with:
Down the close, darkening lanes they sang their way
To the siding-shed,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aba ab cbccb ded de eXeee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,2,5,3,2,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 10110011111 00101 1101010101 1101110111 1111 11010101001 1101 1001000101 1011010101 1001 1100111111 1011 1101011101 1101111101 11010 1101010011 0110 0101111111 1111001101 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 119
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; few is repeated.
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