This is an analysis of the poem Nuptial Ode On Canada that begins with:

Written during the visit of delegates from the Lower Provinces
to negotiate for confederation....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ab ccdd aaee bbee ffgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101001001000010100 00101101010 11001010 100101010 01001111 10101101 010101001 10010101 01111100 11001111 01001101 11010101 11001101 01010001 11111010 11001010 010100010 00100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; and is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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  • history of its creation;
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