This is an analysis of the poem HomeTown that begins with:
Our town has history enough.
Across the railroad, on the bluff,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeccffgghhiXi cfjjhhkkhhjjccccllmmm
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,21,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110001 01011101 11001011 11011101 10111111 1100101 01111111 01001111 11011101 10110111 11011101 11010001 11011100 01010100 11110001 111101101 11110101 01110101 1101 1110 1111101 11111101 11000100 11010111 01011101 11110101 01110111 01110101 11010101 11010101 11010101 11110111 11110111 11011101 00111101 11110111 110000101 010111010 011111110 1101 1011 11110111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 688
- Average number of words per stanza: 128
- Amount of lines: 42
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; and is repeated.
The author used the same word our at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of HomeTown;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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