This is an analysis of the poem Vision Of Columbus - Book 6 that begins with:

Naval action of De Grasse and Graves. Capture of Cornwallis..
Thus view'd the sage. When, lo, in eastern skies,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbccddbbeebbffggffcchheeccbbiihhhhhhhhccjklleekkhhffmmeekkjkaacccciiffhhddcchhaaXbffhhffbbkkhhffkjmmddhhddhhaaffhhbbeXccXkccbbeebbeehhccbbbbhhffhhbbkkhhmmddhhccccddkkkkccffhhbbeeddbbbbhhbbbbkkhhnnoobbkjffddppbbhhffaaccooffddccoohhkkffpppphhhhppeeeeffaaff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 457,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
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  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 21051
  • Average number of words per stanza: 3513
  • Amount of lines: 457
  • 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, and, to, with, their, his, in, they are repeated.

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

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