This is an analysis of the poem Vision Of Columbus - Book 5 that begins with:

Columbus hail'd them with a father's smile,
Fruits of his cares and children of his toil;... full text

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 670,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0101000101 1001110001 0101110110 110100100101 11101010101 01110101001 01010101001 1101000101 1101010101 1001110101 0101010101 11001011101 1001100101 1101000101 1101000101 0101000101 1111101110 0111000101 1111110101 0101011100 1101010111 1111111101 1101110101 0111010101 01010101001 110010010101 0111011001 1111010011 01010111010 11010101010 0101010101 10110000101 1001010111 1111010101 1011010101 1100010101 1111110100 1111000101 101111000101 10010100101 01011101001 11111111001 0101010101 1101110101 1101010101 1101110101 11011100101 0101010101 1101110111 1101110101 0111010101 0101010101 0101011001 1011100101 01011100101 1101010001 11001110001 1110010101 10110101001 1101010101 1011000101 11110100101 0101011101 1111010111 11011101010 10110001010 0110010110 1011010011 1101010101 1011010101 0101010101 1111010101 1111001101 11110101010 101110100101 0101010101 01110100101 0101110101 11001010001 0101010101 1111010101 1101010001 1101010101 11011101001 1111011101 01111100101 1101010101 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  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 30961
  • Average number of words per stanza: 5186
  • Amount of lines: 670
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, his, and, with, me, where, their, nor, no, in, they, to, your, again are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, where, their, here, and, there, o'er, again are repeated.

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  • summary of Vision Of Columbus - Book 5;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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