This is an analysis of the poem Gunnar's Howe Above The House At Lithend that begins with:
Ye who have come o’er the sea
to behold this grey minster of lands,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXbcdedcdffXfacecec XgXgXcXcfc XhXhXacaXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,10,10,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 1111101 001011001 11001011 111101011 110010010 01111001 1101001 0101101 1011011 111101001 111111001 11001001 11011011 101001011 11011001 011011101 011110111 11011011 1011100011 1011010001 1011111110 01011001 1011010010 01011011 110011100 101001001 10100110000 11101110 111101101 111100111 1001101 001001001 1111001 101111111 01101001 101101101 1101101 111111011 1111110010 11001101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 478
- Average number of words per stanza: 92
- Amount of lines: 40
- 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; of is repeated.
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