This is an analysis of the poem Song Of The Worker that begins with:

O travellers on the road of destruction,
Hold fast your hammer, pick up your shovel, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBC deBC cdfcXgBCdddea XchBC fegg ggBC ddfchdBC cdidBC jdd caXddddiXBCfdb ddBC idXakk Xhhab BCjjeXeehBC X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,4,13,5,4,4,8,6,3,14,4,6,5,11,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001010010 1111011110 10100101 1010001011 111011010011 1111011110 10100101 1111101 0011 01010101 00101 1111000101 111110110101 1111011110 10100101 11110101001 011001 111111 00100101010100 00100101 011110110 11110010001 00111 1111011110 10100101 1100010001 1101011111 010001001 100110101 011011 101010101011 1111011110 10100101 0010100111100 100011010110 11110101 001110 1110001 111011101 1111011110 10100101 100101 1101011010101 1111111001110 10010111010 1111011110 10100101 101101 0110101001 101110011 101 1010011001010 1000 1111100110 111110101 111110 100110010110 111110011010 110001101110 1111011110 10100101 110101001101 11001 110100101010 010110001010 01011010 1111011110 10100101 101010 11110110 1110101 10110101001 111011010101 1001010101 1101111 111101 1101000101 10100101101 00101 1111011110 10100101 1100110101 101111111101 010100001 10111110100 101 1110101001 11 1111011110 10100101 0100100101010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 227
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 91
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; your, to, and, in, we are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word thanks at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The poet repeated the same word advance at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Song Of The Worker;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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