This is an analysis of the poem The Speeches Of Gratulations that begins with:

GENIUS.
Time, Fate, and Fortune have at length conspir'd,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXXccXXddeefgffddXXffeXaahhiiXaccXXbb XhXjjkXjXff a cXkkeeXXbbeebbeebbdd Xabbffjjaahhll eekkddmmjjXbeejjaa a mmm Xhhk XX Xab XXbb XffffbbeebXXXccm XXXfghhhhXdaaffeeeeaafgjjXXbbddaaXXddeeddXXeeaadaffkkXmaahhjjaaXaeedd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 39,11,1,20,14,18,1,3,4,2,3,4,16,69,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 10 11110111010 01110111010 110101011110 11010111010 1101010101 0101011101 0101111101 1101110101 11011111001 10010101001 110100101001 1101110101 1101011101 1111110100 1101111101 1111110101 1101111101 1111010101 01001010111 1101110101 01001010111 0101110101 0101010011 1010110011 1111010111 0001011101 0110010111 1111110111 1100011111 11011100111 0111111011 1111011101 1001111101 10110100101 1111010001 1111010101 1011111101 01111011001 100 0111110101 110101101100 0101110101 0111110101 1001011101 11001110111 10101011101 1101111001 01110111111 1101101101 10 01110111001 1111100101 1101001101 1011101101 0101100001 1101111011 00100111010 10110111110 01011100101 1101110011 0011110101 1101010011 0101001101 1101111001 11010100101 11011001001 10111111010 1101110001010 1101010100 110101110 0110011110 0101001111 0101011111 1111010101 0001011101 1011110100 1001110101 11011101001 0101010101 1101010011 0011011101 1111010101 11010011111 110110110101 1111101101 00101010111 10010110011 1101111111 1111010101 11010101001 01010101010 01110111110 1001110101 1101110111 0111010110 1111001101 011011101 1110010100 0011111101 110110011 0111110111 1101100101 10 11111001010 11010111010 01010 1 10111 1111010111 110111 1 010 1 1 11001 1 1101 1111111101 1011101101 1 0110110001 1101110111 0101111101 1101101111 1100110011 01001010111 0101010101 0101100101 10010001001 01010101100 0100111101 1100111101 10100010100101 01110101011 11110 1 11111 1111111101 010011111 1101011100 1110010111 0101010111 1001010111 11001010101 10010111010 0101110101 1011111111 11110111001 1111011101 1101010111 1111010101 1101110101 0101110011 1101011111 1001010111 11010110111 1101111111 1101010100 1101001101 1111100101 1100110001 01001010101 01010001011 1111111100 01000110111 0101011101 1111110111 0101010101 0010111110 0111010101 1100110101 1111110001 1101010101 0001010111 0101110101 11010111001 1101111101 0101011111 0101011101 1111110101 1101010011 11010110101 011011001 0111011111 0100001101 11010111001 011011010101 11100100101 11110110010 011101100 0111101111 0101110111 1111110101 0111110101 1100111101 0111010101 1111111101 110111111 11110101010 1011101111 0111110111 010101101011 1001100101 11011011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 14
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 615
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 218
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thy, and, you, with, my, more, of, your, to, i, his, that, it are repeated.

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

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