This is an analysis of the poem 'Musterin' that begins with:

Oh, I've ridden 'em rough an' I've ridden 'em kind,
Brumbies and prads well-bred.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaAbcbc dedAfgfg XhihaXaX eieXXeie
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111001111001 101111 01001011001 011101 110011001 1100111 110011111 0100101 1111101001 110001 110010111 011101 110100111 110111 010101111 11100111 11001001000 110101 111110101 10101001 101101101 00100101 10100111001 111100 101011111 1010111 1010110101 1111011 1111111000 10100011 101101101001 011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 271
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of 'Musterin';
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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