This is an analysis of the poem Do Not Cheer, Men Are Dying, Said Capt. Phillips that begins with:
Do not cheer, for men are dying
From their distant homes in pain; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcb dcec bfgf dhXh Xege dcXc biXi bjaj bkXk blXl bXac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111110 0110101 10101010 1010101 11111010 1110101 10101011 1011101 11111010 1010101 100110110 1111101 1111110 1011111 101010100 1110101 11111110 1110101 10101010 1110111 11111010 1010101 11101010 10101101 11111110 0011101 10111010 1001101 11111010 10010101 10100110 1000101 11101010 1111101 10101010 1110101 11101110 10011101 11101110 1010101 10100010 00101110 10101010 1010101
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 133
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 44
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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