This is an analysis of the poem His Bit that begins with:
GALLANTLY swung the old carpenter up to his door,
Drums and fifes in his tread,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdXeXefefX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001011001001 1110001 110110101101 101101 1101101011011 100101 1010111011111 100101 110111101010 11010001 1101101111111 110101 110100110101 111111 100011010111 0101010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 660
- Average number of words per stanza: 130
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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