This is an analysis of the poem A Welcome To Our 'Jo' that begins with:

(Miss Kate Perry, Of Keokuk, Iowa)
A welcome back to her who went ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 231
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 49
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; her is repeated.

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

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