This is an analysis of the poem 'He Took Pine...' that begins with:

He took pine of the earthly road -
First and unique one since;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcbc X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11100101 110111 11000101 010101 110101010 011111 010101010 1101 010111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 98
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

    The author used the same word he at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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