This is an analysis of the poem On The Causey that begins with:

A GROUP dies on the causey; I am pleased
As any little lad that pelts with earth....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXbcXXdXedeafXbbfXec X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0111010111 1101011101 1111010101 10011011010 01010101110 11110101010 01000010011 1111011100 11111011010 0101010111 10011100111 1101011111 10001000101 01011111010 11010101011 0101000101 0101010101 0101100101 1111110001 111 11111101 01011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 451
  • Average number of words per stanza: 83
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and are repeated.

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  • summary of On The Causey;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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