This is an analysis of the poem Scottish Names In Oxford County that begins with:

We have the Murray and McKay
From the country of Lord Rae ; *...

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXX bXXXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11010101 0010011 010101001 01011110 1110010101001001101 01001110011111010 1110011001011100010100 1110101010100111110001 10101010110001001001010 110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 263
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 52 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; from, in, he are repeated.

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