This is an analysis of the poem Ode At Magnolia Cemetery that begins with:
Sleep sweetly in your humble graves,
Sleep, martyrs of a fallen cause;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaa bcbc aaaa dede afaf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11001101 11000101 11110101 010101 01010001 01001101 11110101 010001 11010100 11011101 01110111 1101001 11011101 11011101 11110101 110101 11010001 101100101 11010101 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word sleep is repeated.
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