This is an analysis of the poem On The Field Of Waterloo that begins with:

So then, the name which travels side by side
With English life from childhood—Waterloo— ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXaXXXabcXacb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101110111 0101011101 1001010111 1011110111 0101111100 1101111111 1111110100 1111101111 1101011011 0111101111 1101010100 1101010101 0011101101 1101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 662
  • Average number of words per stanza: 118
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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