This is an analysis of the poem Lines On A.B that begins with:

Who was expected to attend a Banquet given by the Odd fellows
in London nearly thirty years ago. Several of the London Brethern...

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXa bbaXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110100010101010110 0101010001100001010 01011010 1111010010001 010111111101 10010101111010 1101011011010 0110011111010 111111001011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 235
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; london, i are repeated.

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