This is an analysis of the poem Ode To Liberty that begins with:

O liberty! celestial maid!
Where has thy vagrant fancy stray'd?... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccccddeeffgghhiieeaaccgghheejjggaaggaaccaXgghhkkaaXhccllhhhhggaamm
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 70,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000101 11110101 11010101 110100101 10010101 11011101 01011101 01010111 11110101 01010111 11110001 10010101 11011101 1010101 11111101 11011101 11111001 1101011 1110101 11100101 11111111 11000101 11110101 11010101 11011101 11100101 111101101 11010101 11010101 111011001 11010101 11000101 1011101 11010111 01000101 01010101 11011101 10110101 111101101 11010101 11011101 11110101 110100001 11110101 10111101 110000101 111100101 01010101 110101001 010111001 100110101 110010101 110001001 10010101 110011010 11010001 11010101 01011101 11011101 0100111001 11011101 11110101 11010101 11110101 110011101 01011101 11010111 11010001 10010101 11110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2457
  • Average number of words per stanza: 402
  • Amount of lines: 70
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, nor, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words see, nor are repeated.

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