This is an analysis of the poem The Swanks Of Gosh that begins with:

Come mourn with me for the land of Gosh,
Oh, weep with me for the luckless Glugs... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbcdcec fgffgXdaXa hijibkkkdXlX ekeekXdama bXbbXbXbnb kjhjXdhhXkcn ofoofoXoko hgXhXhXhXh cbjbbceeddee abXabllXXXX pXppXhXXhnh eajaekbbdXkk eXeecXXgeg qXqqjhXhhh miXimhcnddcc aqXaqXXrdr hqhhqbdbXb gefXccggdXkk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,12,10,10,12,10,10,12,11,11,12,10,10,12,10,10,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110110101 110110101 0010110111 010110111 010101 101111101 101010101 010111 010101010 10111 110111111 110110101 111100111 110110101 110111 001011111 11010101 010101 010001000 10101 101111111 010101 101110101 1011101 101111101 1011101 110011101 11010111 111100101 11010111 101110101 1010111 010110101 101010101 11010001 00011100 100101 110011111 10110101 010101 010101010 10101 011110111 111111111 11011111 10010100 110101 01001111 11111101 110101 011101110 10101 01111101 110101 01111101 110101 11011111 1011101 110011101 110110001 11111111 101110101 11011101 010100 110100101 11011101 100101101 100010111 001101 01001011001 11110101 110101 110101010 10101 010110101 110110101 01111110 110100101 011101 11111101 11010101 010111 001101010 10111 01111111 111111 11110101 111011 101111001 1011101 110010100 11000101 01010101 01010101 101110111 111101 110100101 010101101 1010100111 111110111 110101 101111101 11001101 101010101 010111 1101010000 10111 110100101 110111101 0011101111 001111101 010101 101110111 110111000 11110101 010111 10101110 10111 01011101 010101 11011101 111111 011010011 1011101 110011101 11011101 11011111 11010101 101110101 1011001 110100101 111101101 101111101 11110101 010101 11010111 01011101 010111 110100010 10111 1010111101 1111110110 1010100111 011100101 1010101 11111111 01010101 010111 011101010 110001 111111001 010011 01111111 010101 01010111 010101 110011010 01010100 11000101 01010101 101110101 111001 110100101 101011101 101111111 010101101 010101 10011101 01010101 010111 111011010 10111 110110101 110110101 101111101 111100111 1011101 11011101 101010101 0100111 000101000 11101 01111001 1101101 11110101 010010 11011101 1011111 110011101 11111111 11110001 01010101 101110101 101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 18
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 384
  • Average number of words per stanza: 70
  • Amount of lines: 194
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; of, swank, and, his, gosh, swanks, round are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and, in, it are repeated.

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  • summary of The Swanks Of Gosh;
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