This is an analysis of the poem A New Damon And Pythias that begins with:

CHARLES:
So, brother, I am out and yu are in.... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbcdd efefdd ghahaaa hdhdbb aadadhh cbcbii gjkjkhX blblXX alc glclg XfXmbmbaa XnhnaaXcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,6,7,6,7,6,7,6,3,5,9,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 10 1101111110 1111011101 1101111101 1011010001 0111010101 1101010011 1110111001 1101110101 1101111101 1001110101 011101111101 0101011111 10 1101110111 0101010111 0110011111 0111111101 1101011011 0111111111 10001100111 1101010101 11010100101 0111111101 011111111111 0111110011 10 1101110011 1101111111 1111010101 1101011001 11010010111 1101110101 0101011101 1101010101 1111010111 1101110111 011111011111 1101110101 10 11101011101 1111111001 1111111101 1101110111 0111110111 11010101010 0111111111 10011000101 1111011111 01101101001 011101011101 1111011100 10 1011110101 1101011101 10 11001110111 1101110101 1011101011101 10011011010 1010100011101101000 011010100 00101010 111101011 10111011100 1100110111 1101110111 1111110111 011111011111 1111010100 1111000101 1100011110 1101100101 1101111111 1101010100 1110 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 240
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 87
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; my, to, and, more are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

    The author used the same word agar at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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