This is an analysis of the poem To Missionary Skrefsrud In Santalistan that begins with:
I honor you, who, though refused, affronted,
Have heard the voice, and victory have won;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab bcbc dada
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011101010 1101110011 11011111010 1100011101 11011101110 1111010101 11011101010 1001011001 11111111010 0111010111 11111101110 1100011101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 176
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 12
- 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; i is repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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