This is an analysis of the poem The Rush To London that begins with:
You’re off away to London now,
Where no one dare ignore you,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaaBcBC dadaBcBC ececbcbC
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101 1111011 01010111 1101011 10110101 0101010 11110111 1101110 11010101 1111011 01110111 1101011 10110101 1111010 11110111 1101110 01010011 0101010 10100101 1101110 11010101 0101010 11110111 1101110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 259
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- 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; you is repeated.
The author used the same word you at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word going at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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