This is an analysis of the poem The Call Of Stoush that begins with:

Wot price ole Ginger Mick? 'E's done a break -
Gone to the flamin' war to stoush the foe.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcc bdbddX Xefecc ababgX chchii cjcjii kckcbb hlhXfX ijiXff Xlilcc dadamm gngnoX dfdfdd jcjccX dfdfoo gjgjXo
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1111011101 1001010101 1011010101 1111010101 1101011101 11111100111 1111010101 1101010101 1111000111 1101010011 1111101101 1101011011 0111010111 1111000101 0111111111 1111011101 111110101 1101010011 110111011 1111101101 1111110101 1111000101 1111110001 11110101111 1110111100 1111010111 1101111111 11011000111 11100001111 1111111111 1111111111 1101010101 1111101101 1111001101 1111111101 1111011111 1011110101 1111111101 1101110101 1101011111 1101011111 1110111101 1101011101 0111011101 1011110101 01010111011 1101010111 1111010111 0111011001 1111000101 0111100101 1100110100 0111110001 0101111101 0111010101 1011011101 1001111101 0110110101 1101010111 1101010111 1011110111 1101111101 1100111101 1111010011 1101010101 1101110111 1111010101 0111111101 1011010111 1101010101 11100111001 1111111101 1011010101 0101011111 1001010011 1111111111 1111101111 1101010101 1011111111 1111110111 1101010111 111111101 1111010101 11011011101 1011010101 1110001011 0111010111 1101011111 1101111111 1101010001 1101110001 1011111011 1101111101 0101110101 1111010101 10111101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 270
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 97
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; wus, an', to, 'e, 'is, 'im, why, in, ginger are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words an', 'e, why are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines lash is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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