This is an analysis of the poem Galloping Days that begins with:

Galloping, galloping, galloping horses
Weave thro' our dreaming in burgeoning Spring;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaabcdcd edeedbdbd bfbbfaXaX gXggdbhbh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,9,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010010010 11110010001 110111111010 110011010010 1001111001 10011010010 1010001001 110111010100 101001001 10010010010 1011011001 110010010010 10110100010 1001001001 1100110110 11011011111 1010011010010 11001001001 10010010010 1011001001 110010110010 1101110011010 1001001001 1100100010010 11011011101 110010110010 01001001001 10010010010 11001011010 111110010010 010110010010 10111011101 110111110010 11001011001 111110010110 01101011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 408
  • Average number of words per stanza: 67
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; galloping, they, gallop, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words they, tho' are repeated.

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

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