This is an analysis of the poem The Gunners that begins with:
WHO may the victors be, not yet we know;
Our care, all sights set true, the shell in place,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabba cdcdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101001111 1111110101 0110010101 0101001101 1111010111 0101110111 1101011111 1101110111 0101111101 1101011101 010111101 1101010101 1101011111 01111000101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 317
- Average number of words per stanza: 58
- Amount of lines: 14
- 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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
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- summary of The Gunners;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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