This is an analysis of the poem Lines On The Place De La Concorde At Paris, that begins with:

Originally called the Place de Louis Seize,--next the Place de la
Revolution, where the perpetual guillotine stood.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xa aaab cccb dddb eeeb cccb eeeX aaab ccXb dddb fffb Xggb hhhb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01000101010110101 10101001001011 110011101 11110101 11011101 11110100 11010101 11010101 110100101 01010100 11010111 11010101 11010101 11010100 11111101 110010101 11111101 010100100 11001101 110100101 11011101 01010100 11011111 10110101 11010101 01010100 11111101 11010101 11010101 01110100 11010111 110111001 11010110 11011100 10010111 010010101 110101001 01110100 11011101 11011101 110101001 01010100 011101110 11010111 01011111 01010100 11111101 11011111 110101001 11010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 51
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; thy is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words there, which are repeated.

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