This is an analysis of the poem Father's Lodge that begins with:

Father's lodge, I well remember,
wasn't large as lodges go,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd efefagag XdXdhehe ceceagag XdXdhfhf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111010 1011101 11100010 1000101 11101010 1110001 10101010 1011101 10111000 1110111 11101010 1010001 10101010 1010101 11100010 1011101 10111010 1010101 10100010 1011101 10101010 1010101 10111110 1011111 10111010 0010101 10101010 1010001 10111110 0011111 10101010 1010101 10111010 1011101 10101010 1011101 10100010 1110101 11111010 0010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 256
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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