This is an analysis of the poem To William Lloyd Garrison that begins with:

CHAMPION of those who groan beneath
Oppression's iron hand:... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcacadbdbefefgdgdfhfhfifibjbjbkbkalaleieidbdb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 48,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100011101 100101 010100111 111101 11011101 0011101 01110101 110011 11111101 100101 11110111 010101 100100101 1111010 01010111 0101010 11100101 111101 01110101 010101 11110101 110111 11010101 110101 11111111 010101 11110101 010101 111100101 1100101 01010101 110101 11111111 110101 11010111 110101 110100101 010111 01011011 110101 11010111 011101 01110101 0100100 11000101 111101 11011111 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1478
  • Average number of words per stanza: 274
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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