This is an analysis of the poem The Simplon Pass that begins with:
------Brook and road
Were fellow-travellers in this gloomy Pass, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdaceefcadXcdcfbXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 111 01010000101 100011010010 10110010101 01010100001 0101010101 10010111001 1101010101 0101000111 0111010111 11001111011 1001000011 1101000101 001011100010 1011010101 01110011010 0011100111 1000010101 0111000100 0111111011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 858
- Average number of words per stanza: 145
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; and, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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