This is an analysis of the poem Lines On Mt. Elgin that begins with:
Delivered at opening of Odd-Fellows' Lodge.
Dereham now hath wealthy yoemen ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XXaabb ccXXdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010110001101 100111010 110101010 01001101 11010101 1111101 11110101 10011101 11011101 11001011 01110111 111100000 01000101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 156
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; they is repeated.
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