This is an analysis of the poem Greeting To The Sir Knights that begins with:

A Grand banquet and reception waas given by Damas-Cus Commandery at Keokuk, Iowa, Oct. 21, 1875.
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aabbcc ddddee ffbXddXeeccdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0110101011011011000110010001011 10110101 01011011 01010101 01000101 110010101 11110101 11111101 010001101 11110101 010000101 11110001 011100101 01111011 01011101 00010101 01011100 11100111 11111111 11010001 110101011 11010101 0101111 10110101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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