This is an analysis of the poem A Desolate Shore that begins with:
A desolate shore,
The sinister seduction of the Moon,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abX cdXbbeXefcgggdff hfchfdihXdga ghibhXc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,16,12,7,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 01001 0100010001 0100010001 101011 01010101 10010101001 11011100101 010011 10011110 01001101001 0100110110 11110101 0011101101 1010011 1010001 10110100001 01110001 11110 1 110000101 1010001 11101101 11011011101 1001011101 111001 0100010101 111100 10001000100 11010110101 100101 11011110101 0101 0100110100 10110001 01010 10011111 0110010100 1001010011
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 326
- Average number of words per stanza: 54
- Amount of lines: 38
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; her, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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