This is an analysis of the poem Faugh-A-Ballagh (Clear The Way!) that begins with:
O far o'er the ocean and far from old Ireland
Stubborn the work that is doing today:...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abCbDDCB XbXbDDCBXabcbDDCB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,17,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11100101101100 1001101001 11011011110 100101101 10101111 100111001 11011011110 100100101 10010110010 1001011101 11111010010 100110101 10101111 100111001 11011011110 100100101 10010110110 1011001011 11011011110 100101101 10101111 100111001 11011011110 100100101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 336
- Average number of words per stanza: 64
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word way at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of Faugh-A-Ballagh (Clear The Way!);
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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