This is an analysis of the poem Eugowra Rocks that begins with:

It's all about bold Frank Gardiner with the devil in his eye
He said "We've work before us lads we've got to do or die ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXX bb bbcc ddcc XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010111100010001 111010111110111 1101110010101 1010110011101110 1011101010110111 101110101010101 1101001010101 11010101110101 1101010110111 11111101111111 1111010010110 00110101100101 0101110110111 111001001010011 1101010111101 11101010111010000 11011011001100 111111011001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 59 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, we'll are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words we'll, so, the, and are repeated.

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