This is an analysis of the poem The Impetuous Breeze And The Diplomatic Sun that begins with:
A Boston man an ulster had,
An ulster with a cape that fluttered:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaabX bcbcdX efefgg bhbhXX egXgXX iaiajj efefgg XjhXhXXcacadd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,13,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 01011101 110001110 01011111 110001110 110101011 110001100 011100111 110011011 01010101 111111010 111101010 111001000 01010101 011101010 01010101 110011010 110110011 110101011 11011101 101111010 11010101 011001010 110101010 010001011 01010001 010101010 110101110 01001111 111101011 1101010110 11111101 010111010 11000111 010011010 0100010011 110101011 01010111 010111010 01000101 0100111010 110101011 110101001 100101010 010111010 01011101 110101011 0100101110 110101000 01011101 011101010 11110111 110111110 010111010 111111010
- Amount of stanzas: 9
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
- Average number of words per stanza: 41
- Amount of lines: 54
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words it, the, his are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines him, was are repeated).
The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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