This is an analysis of the poem A 'Born Leader Of Men' that begins with:

Tuckerton Tamerlane Morey Mahosh
Is a statesman of world-wide fame,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabbX XaXaccX XdXdeeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001001010 00100111 001001101001 01011101 11010110010 010010010010 01001010 100100101 00001001 1110101111 11001011 10010011110 010010010010 1111101 1011001010 11001001 11111001101 1110101 010111110110 10101100 1101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 245
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; for is repeated.

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