This is an analysis of the poem Reminiscences that begins with:
On the laying of the corner stone of the Brock Monument, at
Queenston Heights, and the final interment of the General...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXXb cXbb ddee aaff ggdd hhff iijj ffee aagg fXfX XbXccXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010001010011001 101101010000100 1110101001011 001001101011010 10100110 011101100 10110111 11101010 010111010 11110101 11011101 11010111 01010101 1010101 11010101 011100001 010001001 10010110 10101010 100101001 11010101 110101110 101101010 11110101 11011101 11010101 10010101 1010111 110011001 100101001 01010001 01010101 11010101 10010101 11110101 111101010 111101010 11110011 11001101 10111001 10100110 00101001100001010 10010110001010010010 001001111010101 100100100100100 1011000010101100 11001100111001 1010101110010010
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 48
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; of is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word tower at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of Reminiscences;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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