This is an analysis of the poem Oban that begins with:
Oh! beautiful Oban with your lovely bay,
Your surroundings are magnificent on a fine summer-day;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb ccaX bbaX bbdd ccbb XXee aabb aaff bbgg Xhff bbii hhee ddggXaaaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 11001001101 101010100101101 101000100101 10111010010011 1101100101011101 1111001110010101 1110011001010101 10011001010100 11010101010010101001 10111111011 1111010111011 11101011001011 111101011011 11111110111 111010101011011 011110011101001 111010011 111001010010101 11110011011 1010010011011 11110100110101100 1101001101100 111011011010001 11111101010101001 11100001001 10100101100001101 110010111101 10100101101101 110101010011 1110100011111 00010111001 1000101101101001 11011101011011 11111011101 100011101 10110101101 111011010010101 1110101110001 01100101101 1101001010100101 11110101101101 1100101111011 1101011100101 101011010110001 1110011010100101 0010101101010001 110101011011111 111110101 1001001010101010101 011101000100001 11101010101 100010100010010111 110010011001 1011101001101 100100101 11111110010001011
- Amount of stanzas: 14
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 225
- Average number of words per stanza: 41
- Amount of lines: 56
- Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, you, its, your are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The author used the same words and, then at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of Oban;
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