This is an analysis of the poem To Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe that begins with:

in response to Uncle Tom's Cabin
1854... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X Abab Acac dXde bfbfXcece
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 001010110 1 1111110 1010011 1111110 001101 1111110 1010101 01000100 011111 11110101 1111010 11010101 0100111 1010011 110111 1111001 0100101 01010111 110101 1111101 0010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 90
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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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  • summary of To Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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