This is an analysis of the poem Jeptha's Daughter that begins with:
Since our Country, our God -- Oh, my Sire!
Demand that thy Daughter expire; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabb Xabb aabb cXdd ccee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110111110 01111001 111011111 101011111 1010110010 101001111 001111111 11001001 100111001 101011011 101011101 101111101 101001001 001101010 111011011 111011011 101011011 101111001 111001011 101111111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thy, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, when are repeated.
The author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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