This is an analysis of the poem To A Pair Of Blucher Boots that begins with:

OLD acquaintance unforgotten,
Though you may be “ugly brutes”—... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXAB cdcd ecec fgfg AXXB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101000 11101010 11101110 1110101 10101011 1010101 10101111 0011111 10111010 1111101 11110010 0010101 11011010 1110101 11101110 1110101 11101110 11101010 10111000 1110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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