This is an analysis of the poem To Tom Bracken that begins with:

O had you tracked where Kendall* trod
I think you would be kneelin’... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbXbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 1111010 11011101 1110110 10110101 1111010 01010101 1101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 264
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; you is repeated.

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