This is an analysis of the poem To The Multitude Which Is Here that begins with:

O MULTITUDE!
Here in the hollow of...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdX efcc ghiah cijghfe Xag dji iaX kcclc Xcfkeh l i Xkicki aiii bgi ej ccgeXXjj X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,5,7,3,3,3,5,6,1,1,6,4,3,2,8,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101 100100 0100110001 1100010111 1111101111 11 01111001 1101101101 1001110101 01011100110 1101010001 10101111111 111101101101 1011010111 1111010111 1001001110011 1110010111 11110111010 0011110111 1101010111 1101111111 0111011101 1100111101 10011101110 10010100011 0101011101 1001001111 0111011101 0101001111 00010101100 0111011011 0111011101 11010011010 1101111101 1111110101 1111011101 0101111100 0111011101 1110011011 1011011111 11000101111 0111001111 1101111101 01011111110 1011011101 1101 111100 1100111101 0100110111 1101111101 100101011011 11110101 1101001 0100011 1111001010 0101011 1001101 11110111010 111110010110 1101111011 010011111010 1100 111111 01011101110 1001010111 0100011111 01011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 156
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 68
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; it, thou, of, i, me, thee, they, which, thy, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words it, thy are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines thee is repeated).

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of To The Multitude Which Is Here;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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