This is an analysis of the poem Our Boyhood Haunts that begins with:
Ho! I'm going back to where
We were youngsters.--Meet me there,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccbbdedeff abaddbbccXcXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,14,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101 1010111 1111111 0011100 1010111 0110101 1010111 1101101 1011101 1111001 0011011 1111101 10011111 1111101 1111101 1010111 1110101 0110101 1010101 0010111 1010111 1010101 10100101 1001100 1110101 1000101 110101 100111000
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 418
- Average number of words per stanza: 80
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- 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; we, and are repeated.
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