This is an analysis of the poem Sonnets Of The Empire: Australia To England that begins with:

By all the deeds to Thy dear glory done,
By all the life blood spilt to serve Thy need, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabba cdeced
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101011101 1101110111 1101011111 1111010110 11010101001 11001010101 1111000101 11011110101 1111001111 1011110111 1011110011 1101010111 1111010101 1111011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 311
  • Average number of words per stanza: 61
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; by, thy, all, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.

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