This is an analysis of the poem Sunday: New Guinea that begins with:
The bugle sounds the measured call to prayers,
The band starts bravely with a clarion hymn, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cccX dcdc baXa aeae
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 0101010101 01110001001 01001100101 100101010101 1101110011 1111110011 1101001101 110101011100 11001011101 1101110001 0100010101 110101001101 1111010111 1001010101 10110011000 1101110101001 1111000101 01010011101 11111101101 111101010011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; to, our, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and are repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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