This is an analysis of the poem The Wreck Of The "Julie Plante": A Legend Of Lac St. Pierre that begins with:

1 On wan dark night on Lac St. Pierre,
2 De win' she blow, blow, blow, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbcaaa XbdXedXd XbXXXXaX XXdXXXaX eaeacaaa d cfdfcaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,1,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111101 1011111 1101001110100 1111101 1101111101 11001111 11011111101 1110001 101011011 1110111 111010101 1110110 101111110 1110101 11111101 11011001 101110111 1011111 1110110110 11111111 1101010110 1110111 101111101 1101111 101111111 1011111 1101010101 1110001 1111010101 1111101 1111011101 11111110 11101010 1111111 1010110110 1110101 1101111101 11001111 11011111101 1110001 10 111011101 1110111 1111101111 1111111 101111101 1111111 1111111101 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 273
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 49
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; blow, de are repeated.

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