This is an analysis of the poem Caledonia that begins with:
Caledonia! thou land of the mountain and rock,
Of the ocean, the mist, and the wind-...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcXcX dedefgfg XeXehihi
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1010011001011 001001101 11001001101 001101101 11111111011 11111001 11101101001 11111011 01001101011 11011001 01001001001 100111001 11001001001 01001011 01011101001 111010011 1100111101 1100010110 11001001101 011010010 11001001101 001101101 11101011001 1010110001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 329
- Average number of words per stanza: 61
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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; of, and, though, thy, land are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word though is repeated.
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- summary of Caledonia;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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