Analysis of In Memory of Edward Wilson, Who Repented of What Was in His Mind to Write after Section

James Clerk Maxwell 1831 (Edinburgh, Scotland) – 1879 (Cambridge, England)

Rigid Body (sings).

Gin a body meet a body
Flyin’ through the air,
Gin a body hit a body,
Will it fly? and where?
Ilka impact has its measure,
Ne’er a ane hae I,
Yet a’ the lads they measure me,
Or, at least, they try.

Gin a body meet a body
Altogether free,
How they travel afterwards
We do not always see.
Ilka problem has its method
By analytics high;
For me, I ken na ane o’ them,
But what the waur am I?

Scheme x Ababxcac Aaxaxcxc
Poetic Form
Metre 10101 10101010 1101 10101010 11101 10011110 10111 10011101 11111 10101010 0101 1110100 11111 10101110 10101 11111111 110111
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 422
Words 87
Sentences 7
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 1, 8, 8
Lines Amount 17
Letters per line (avg) 18
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 100
Words per stanza (avg) 28
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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James Clerk Maxwell

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