This is an analysis of the poem Nora, The Maid Of Killarney that begins with:
Down by the beautiful Lakes of Killarney,
Off times I have met my own dear Barney,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabbaX ccddaX eeXeXa ffeeX aXeeXX XceXeX ggccaX eaaeeX eXhheX XeeeaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,5,6,6,6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010010100 1111111110 001101001 001001111 110011110 010110010100 0101001110001 001010110101 01000010010011 1010111101 1101111110 101101010100 11011001011 101111111101 01101011000 11101101100101 1011011010100 111111010 101101101101 111001011111 1111101101 110111101 1111010100 11111110010 11010010100 1111001101111 11011101 110101101010100 11001100011100 101101011001 110101101 1110010110101 1101101000 110001001001 1111010010100 1010010111110 110110010110 111010111 101010011000101 11110010010 010110010100 0101010010011 1111111110 111010101100 101011101 11110011001101 11101001110010 10100111011101 1111101111110 111100110101111 1011110101 101011100101 1111010000 11101001000 11001010101 1110000101 1111011001 11001011110 11100110110010
- Amount of stanzas: 10
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 271
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 59
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and, you, i are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words in, and are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines amerikay is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word killarney at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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