This is an analysis of the poem Lines On And From that begins with:

("Sir: For the first time in twenty-three years 'Bartlett's Familiar Quotations' has been revised and enlarged, and under a separate cover we...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 204
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 59 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, go are repeated.

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