This is an analysis of the poem Twenty - One that begins with:
Affectionately inscribed to my nephew, S. A.
Here is my hand, young kinsman,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X abcb dddd efaf ggcg Xhch Xaea
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0100001011010 1011111 100100 10111100 111101 11000101 1100101 01001101 01011 1001011 010101 11111111 1101001 01110011 010111 01011001 010111 1111110 110101 11011101 010101 11110111 1001101 110010101 111101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 109
- Average number of words per stanza: 19
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; my is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.
The author used the same word 'tis at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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