This is an analysis of the poem At Cheyenne that begins with:

Young Lochinvar came in from the West,
With fringe on his trousers and fur on his vest; ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaab accdXbXeeaaXdff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 110010001 01101011101 01001111101 01 1001101 01011001011 111001101011 01101011001 11111101100 01001101001 1111010100100 11101001001 11001011110 01001111001 01101001111 10101011100 1100111101 101001111001 11111011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 443
  • Average number of words per stanza: 76
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • 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.

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

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