This is an analysis of the poem Monody On The Death Of Dr. Warton that begins with:

Oh! I should ill thy generous cares requite
Thou who didst first inspire my timid Muse,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabcaacXdeebffbggafafchhhhiccicceeffbicjjciibbiiiaahhikkikhkhjccjkllbhhbcXccaXcXfeemkmkcllcXccijjiceecadndaaeeffieibbbblleeiolddiillaaccccccccccookknnlldiidcllchfXhhaadggdccpphhbkjjkcchkkhccjj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 193,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11111100110 1111011101 1111010101 111111101 1101111101 10110011001 1111010101 0101111101 01010101100 01011100101 0110010101 1101011101 1101010001 0101110101 1101110101 1101110101 11010001101 0101010101 0101010101 0101010101 1111011101 11110110001 1101010 111 1111100101 1001011101 0101111001 1001111101 1111010111 010110001001 1101011011 10011011101 1011011101 1001010011 1101011101 1111111111 1101011101 00101010101 0101110100 0101010101 0111000101 0110110101 1101010001 0110010101 11010010101 1101111111 0101011101 111100 1101 1101110101 11010101001 1101110001 1011010111 11010001001 1101010101 11010101101 10001110101 1101011101 0101010101 1110000101 0101101111 1011110111 1111010111 0101011101 0101111101 0101110001 1101010111 1011110101 1011101111 0101010101 1101100001 11110010101 1100111101 0111111101 11111001100 001111 0101 1001010101 0110110100 10010010101 1001110101 1001010111 1011000100 01010100101 1101111101 11011110001 1111000101 1001110101 1101110101 1111011111 0101010001 1011101111 11000 10101 0111001101 10101111101 010011110001 0101110101 1001010111 1011011101 0101011101 01001110101 1001010111 11001111010 1011011111 0101 110111 100100101110 11011110010 1101110011 110001010111 1001111101 1101010111 1111010101 110111 1101 1101010111 1101111101 0101111101 0101111111 1101010001 1100111111 01010010101 1101001001 01010 101010 0101001111 1001110101 01010101 11011101 10100100 0101000101 11110001 110101001 1010101 1010101 10010101 1100101 10110101 110101011 11100101 11010101 1010101 1111111 11001101 010101010 10101110 11000101 10110111 10010101 11010101 11010101 11011101 0101100101 11010011 01001010101 10110011101 1101110111 1111010101 10010010101 1101011101 11010 11101 101101010 1011011101 1101010101 1111110101 0111010100 11010110001 1101111011 0101010011 1101010100 1111011101 1111010101 1101110101 1101100101 1101110101 0011101101 101001 01101 1111010101 1101010011 11110100011 1011011111 10010010101 0101010101 1100110111 10011010111 10110011101 1101111111 11010010101 1101010111 0101111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 7865
  • Average number of words per stanza: 1382
  • Amount of lines: 193
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; my, to, of, i, and, with, where, or are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words of, and, the, where are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase stole connects the lines.

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