This is an analysis of the poem Centennial that begins with:
Come all ye friends of Liberty,
Who love our good old nation,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbdbXb e ffbf ghbhabcX gecgdgXg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,1,4,8,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110100 1110110 11110100 1101010 100101001 0110110 10011100 1110110 10 01000100 01000100 11010101 011000100 010100101 1111011 11111001 00100011 11110100 1110110 11111101 10111010 0101010111 0111010 11010110 1111010 11010111 1101110 0010000101 101001010
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 174
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; our, centennial, to, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines centennial is repeated).
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