This is an analysis of the poem The Feast Of The Gael that begins with:

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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a abcbcdedXfcfc XgeXeahehXebeijfjjeceXfcfckbkeiaiclcl Xfmfmgfgfanan jgjgoXog pipX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,13,37,13,8,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 1 1010010010010 1100100111 110110110110 010011101 110011111110 11101111001 0010010010010 111111111110 1111010011010 11011101011 011010011010 0100101101 1 11011101 110001 0111010 1010101 011101111 11001011 1110110101 1010101 1110101110 01110001 10101101110 110101 010110101 0011101 110110101 101001101 11111101 10101010 1010101101 0111110 10111110101 10100101 11011101 110111 111100111 1010011 0100101010 110101 010010111 110111 11111111 1100101 010100111 0101011 111110101 101010001 1 11011101001 1010010010010 01011011001 1010011111010 11001011011 1111111111010 11001111101 1010010010010 11001101101 1111110010110 11001101011 0110010010010 11011011011 1100101000010 01101101011 111110011011 01001011011 010110010100 11011111001 1111011010 111010110110 1101101101101 1111111100110 1110110101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 523
  • Average number of words per stanza: 98
  • Amount of lines: 78
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, their, and, thy, in, to, or are repeated.

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

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