This is an analysis of the poem Thoughts In A Far Country that begins with:

I rise and applaud, in the patriot manner,
Whenever (as often) I hear ...

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb XXXX cXcX XXXX aXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010010010 01011011 01000101110100 1111 11001101010 1101100100 01010000100100 0111 110111110110 01101001 111010010010 11000 11011000111110 11011111 0101100110100 110110 101110110010 11111111 110011010010 1101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, tramp are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

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