This is an analysis of the poem Song Of The Driftweed that begins with:

HERE’S to the home that was never, never ours!
Toast it full and fairly when the winter lowers. ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa bbcc ddeeXeedd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100011110101 101110101010 111110110111 100010100101 100011110111 111010110101 101110110101 101000110101 100011010101 101010110101 111000100101 111010100101 100011110100 0010011010001 0101010010101 101010101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 872
  • Average number of words per stanza: 166
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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  • summary of Song Of The Driftweed;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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