This is an analysis of the poem Lines On The Credit Valley Trip that begins with:

The Credit Valley Railway company having placed a car at the disposal
of the Ingersoll corporation, the Council kindly asked us to accompany...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abc ccddbbcceeffeedXaaeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,20,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010111001010110010 001001010010101100100 00010011100100001 100110101 110101011 11000101 11110001 10101010 110111010 1011001 01010111 1010101 01111011 01110101 1110101 11101001 01111001 11011111 111000100 11010101 01010111 01011101 10101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 428
  • Average number of words per stanza: 79
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; to, and are repeated.

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  • history of its creation;
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