This is an analysis of the poem Warrnambool that begins with:

A civic lady, peerly proud
Of excellences that here crowd... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccdd eeffggXg ddhhiiee jjkkXXaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 01000111 01011101 01001101 100011101 11000101 01110101 11000101 11111001 01010101 11011101 10110101 01110001 10000101 11010100 11010110 011111001 01010111 11010101 10010101 11110111 11111111 11010100 01010110 11011001 10010101 11011101 01010101 11110011 10010100 00010111 01010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 278
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her is repeated.

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

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