This is an analysis of the poem Salvini In America that begins with:

Come, gentlemen-your gold.
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cccc dada aXXX efef agag cbcb Xefe abab hXhd bbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110011 110001 010101 011111 111001 110111 111111 010011 1100101 010111 111001 111001 111111 011111 1101101 111110 110101 011100 010011 110011 100101 100111 100101 011101 110101 1011101 110101 111101 100111 010101 1101101 110101 111111 110101 011111 111111 010101 0111010 110101 010111 010101 110111 110111 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 107
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; your, ', you are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

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