This is an analysis of the poem Jeff Hart that begins with:

Jeff Hart rode out of the gulch to war
When the low sun yellowed the pines....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdCD bdbddede cXcdfgfg hdhdcdCD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111100101 101110001 1100100101 11001101 011111101 101111 111100111 1100110 011100101 10101101 011110101 1100101 110011111 00100101 111011111 0100101 1100100101 11001001 10100100111 1100101 110100101 00110111 101011101 1100111 111101011 0010101 1011101111 1100101 101011111 0111101 111100111 1100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 316
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • 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; to is repeated.

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  • summary of Jeff Hart;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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