This is an analysis of the poem On The Death Of Mr. Fox that begins with:

The following iiliberal impromptu appeared in a morning papaer:
'Our nation's foes lament on Fox's death, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aaXX X aabXccddeXffbbeeeeggXXhhiiggggjj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,1,32,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0100100001001001010 1101011101 11010110101 110111111 1101110101 0101001101010001 11010110001 1101010101 1111010101 01001000011 1101010101 0111010101 11010100010 110000101010 1001010111 1101011001 01010111001 11010100001 1111010101 0110010101 1101010101 1101010101 1101110101 0111010111 1111010101 1101010101 110111111 0101110101 11110010001 1111010101 11011010111 11010100101 11111001101 1111010101 1101010101 110010100101 1101010101 1111011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 433
  • Average number of words per stanza: 75
  • Amount of lines: 39
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of On The Death Of Mr. Fox;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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