This is an analysis of the poem On A Fortification At Boston Begun By Women that begins with:
A Grand attempt some Amazonian Dames
Contrive whereby to glorify their names,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXXXaXbccXXaabbddXaaaaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01011101001 0101010111 0111010111 1001010101 1101111101 1101011111 0111101101 1101010011 0101111101 0111110111 0101010111 1101011101 0111101001 1101010101 1111010101 1110111111 1111110111 0101010101 1111010110 1111111111 11100111101 1101010101 1101110101 1001010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1063
- Average number of words per stanza: 190
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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, some are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word their is repeated.
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