This is an analysis of the poem A North Country Hound (Old Style) that begins with:
Now hark, all good hunters, I'll sing you the praise
Of a brave hound and goodly, that's worth...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbb cccc aaXX ddee Xdee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 11101011101 001111011 11001011111 101101101101 11111101101 101110111101 101011111111 101011001001 11001101001 001111001101 111111111110 111111011011 11001111001 11011001001 11001001011 1110111101111 1111100111 11001011101 110001001101 111001101101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 208
- Average number of words per stanza: 41
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, with, be are repeated.
The author used the same word oh at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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