This is an analysis of the poem The Apparitions that begins with:
BECAUSE there is safety in derision
I talked about an apparition,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccAD eeffggAD cchhffAD
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0110100010 110111010 11110001 1110000101 010011001 1000111 011010111 0101010110 11110110 11111101 11111101 0111101 10010101 111101000 011010111 0101010110 1011101 1111101 01010111 11110111 01000101 110010011 011010111 0101010110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 264
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; half is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word hanger at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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