This is an analysis of the poem To The Unknown Warrior that begins with:
You whom the kings saluted; who refused not
The one great pleasure of ignoble days,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa baca bddd Xbbb bXcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101011 0111000101 10111100110 1101001001 1101100000010 0111011101 10110101110 1101010101 101111001010 1111010101 1111010101 1011101101 1011110100 111101001 10110100110 1101001100 11110110010 01010110011 100111010100 1001010100
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 170
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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