This is an analysis of the poem The Turkish Trench Dog that begins with:
Night held me as I crawled and scrambled near
The Turkish lines. Above, the mocking stars...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdeeeXbebbddffegeg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111111101 0101010101 10001010111 1100110000101 110101 11001010101 1101110001 101101 1111010101 0101110111 0101010101 1111110100 1110110101 1101010111 0111001011 1101010101 1011010111 1101110101 1101110101 1101010111 11110100001 1101000101 1101110101 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 964
- Average number of words per stanza: 162
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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