This is an analysis of the poem The Land Down-Under that begins with:

At Slumberton-on-Slow,
When the rustics gather round... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Abcbcada aebeXaaX AdXXfaXa gXgXfagX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110011 1010101 01111101 110101 01111111 010101 11011101 00100111 1011011 111101 111110101 110111 011101 010101 101011101 00100111 110011 1100111 11111001 111101 11111111 1010111 11011101 00100111 110111 1011111 11111101 0101111 010111101 110101 1011110111 00100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 264
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; be, their are repeated.

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  • summary of The Land Down-Under;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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