This is an analysis of the poem Indian Mutiniy that begins with:

British infants who were nobly born
Were from their bleeding mother's bosom torn...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb XXcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010101 0011010101 10010110101 1101110101 10101011100 10110110 11010101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 154
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Indian Mutiniy;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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