This is an analysis of the poem Written In Australia that begins with:

THE WIDE sun stares without a cloud:
Whipped by his glances truculent ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababb cccc babaX dedee baXaa fgfgg hehee ihihh jjjjj ibibb djdjj kdkddXdddd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110101 11010100 01110011 11010001 11010100 110010101 011100101 111100101 110110101 011100101 11110101 10010111 01011011 01010100 110010011 10011101 010010101 11111111 01010001 01110011 01011101 01010100 01110101 01010001 110110101 01011101 10110111 01010111 10010101 11010111 11010101 11111101 11010101 10010101 11110101 01010111 01011001 01011101 011100111 11010111 00111101 01111111 0101011 11010111 11111111 11010101 01010001 01111001 01011101 11110101 01110101 01110101 01110001 01010011 01110111 010010101 10010101 01010111 00110101 110010101 011100101 1111101001 110110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2620
  • Average number of words per stanza: 422
  • Amount of lines: 75
  • 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; her is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, in, the, her are repeated.

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