This is an analysis of the poem With Trumpet And Drum that begins with:

With big tin trumpet and little red drum,
Marching like soldiers, the children come!... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcbcaabbdcdcaaeecfcfaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111011011 101100101 010111111011 111100101 0111111001 111000101 01011101001 001011011011 11101001101 01011011111 00110111101 111101011001 001101001101 101011001101 11001001001 111111011111 11111101101 11101001001 11101001101 01001011011 11101101011 1011001001 111001011011 10111001011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1108
  • Average number of words per stanza: 222
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, that, of, you, his are repeated.

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