This is an analysis of the poem Andrew Jackson that begins with:

On the life of Andrew Jackson,
Now dear people I will write,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbcbbb aadcXefe aagccXgX aagchaHa abHbdfXa aidiciii ajdjfccc acdccagX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101010 1110101 10101011 0010101 00111010 1010101 10100010 1011001 010101010 010101 10100010 1111001 11100010 1100101 01101010 1110001 10111010 1010101 001100010 1110111 111110010 0010101 11101010 1110011 11011010 1010111 111000100 0101001 11101010 0010001 101001100 1110101 010100010 1110001 101001100 1110001 11101010 0010101 110110 0100101 10101010 1010011 11101010 0010000 10101010 1111111 10111110 10010011 11111010 10110101 11101010 011101 10101011 10110001 11111010 1110101 01011010 101000111 1010110110 1110001 00111110 0110101 10101010 01000010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 246
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 64
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; his is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words his, he, where are repeated.

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  • summary of Andrew Jackson;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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