This is an analysis of the poem Our Privilege that begins with:
Not ours, where battle smoke upcurls,
And battle dews lie wet,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa Xbcb dece efbf bgdgXfdfd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110110 110111 01011101 111101 11010101 010101 01011101 011101 01110101 011101 11000101 010111 11010101 111101 01110111 111101 01111111 1101001 01111101 110101 11011111 0100111 11010111 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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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