This is an analysis of the poem One Hundred Years that begins with:
Now, Batman, Prophet Batman, a hundred years ago,
He looked upon this land and found it good.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcc dedecc fXfXbb cgcgee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111011010001 1101011100 10010101000111111 1101111101 01110101011101 01010111110101 1111011110101 0101111101 01011101111101 0101000101 01000101011101 001001101110101 1111010110101 1111010101 01110101100101 1100110100 11111101111101 11110100110001 11010100010101 1101010101 11010010011101 1101110101 10010001010101 01010001110101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 311
- Average number of words per stanza: 56
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; batman, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words to, a are repeated.
The poet repeated the same word dream at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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