This is an analysis of the poem Answer To A Beautiful Poem, Entitled 'The Common Lot' that begins with:
MONTGOMERY! true, the common lot
Of mortals lies in Lethe's wave;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab Xcdc efef fgfg hdhd biji hkhk jfjf hihi llllXabab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 01010101 01010101 11110001 11010101 10010001 01010101 11010101 110100001 01110111 01110101 11011101 00100101 010010101 11010101 11001101 100111001 01000101 01010101 01010011 11010101 11010101 11010101 11010101 11110101 01010101 11100101 11010101 110110001 11110101 01000101 01110111 10010101 010010101 11111101 0110101 01010101 11010101 010100101 01011101 11110101 11110101 01110101 11110001 11010001
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 142
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 44
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; his, in are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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