This is an analysis of the poem Good Templars' Song that begins with:
Ye soldiers in the temperance cause,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X abcbdeXe c afbf bdXdacdc Xgggdbbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,1,4,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11100 110001001 110110 11110100 110101 11110001 011101 11111101 110101 10 1010 111101 11110101 110101 01010111 010111 01011101 010001 01110001 110101 010111001 110100 1111100 110001 11010101 110001 11000101 110111 11011111 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 33
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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