This is an analysis of the poem Jimmy Wood that begins with:
There came a lonely Briton to the town,
A solitary Briton with a mission,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaabcbc dede aXae cdcd fafa ghgX ijij hkhX lclc mkmk nono dkdkXmjmj
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1101010001 01010100010 1101011101 01010001010 1000100001 01000111010 1011000101 01011101010 11010100001 11010100010 1100011101 11011110010 111010001 101100111100 1111010111 100011100010 1101011001 11010100110 1101010001 11010101110 0101110101 11000101010 1101010011 10011100010 1101110101 0111100010 1111010111 11110100010 1101110111 11001101011 1111011101 01001111011 1111010101 01010101010 1111010001 1001000100 1111011111 110001100010 1101011001 11010110010 0101011111 11010000010 01010101001 01011101010 1101110101 11110101010 1110110001 11110101010 1001010101 11010101010 1010011101 11010101010 0100010101 11010111111 0101110101 11011101011
- Amount of stanzas: 13
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 211
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 56
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, his, he, and, i, never, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words he, and are repeated.
The author used the same word he at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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