This is an analysis of the poem Andy's Gone With Cattle that begins with:
Our Andy's gone to battle now
'Gainst Drought, the red marauder; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab acaX dXde acac afaf egeX fbfb hghg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11010101 1101010 11010101 0101110 11101001 1101110 01100101 1101010 11110101 0111110 11110101 1101010 11110101 1111110 01010101 1101010 01110101 0101010 11010101 1101010 11010111 1101010 11110111 110110 110100101 1101110 11011111 0110010 11010101 1101010 11010101 1111110
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 32
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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 is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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