This is an analysis of the poem Mock Panegyric On A Young Friend that begins with:

In measured verse I'll now rehearse
The charms of lovely Anna: ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcb Xcdc efef cecX caca ddad cgcg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011101 0101010 11010101 1101010 010011101 010101 01011101 1101001 01011111 110101 110010101 110111 01011101 110101 01011101 0110010 01010001 010001 11110111 010001 11110101 010101 11010111 011101 01011001 010101 11111101 010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, how are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, another are repeated.

    The author used the same word her at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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