This is an analysis of the poem Lines On Thamesford that begins with:

Delivered at Masonic concert, Thamesford-Grand Master
Col. Moffat in the chair....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX aabb XXcc ddbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 010101010100110 110001 01010111 101011011 110110001 10110111 01010101 011010100 01010001 11111111 11010101 01111111 11010101 111010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 127
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in is repeated.

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  • summary of Lines On Thamesford;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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