This is an analysis of the poem The Politicians that begins with:
In ancient days when every brute
To humble privilege had right; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaababacacabbbbadaddbdb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010111001 01010011 11010101 11111111 11010101 01010101 01011101 01000111 110110101 011101001 01010111 111000101 01101101 01111101 11011101 11011001 01010101 01000110 01011111 110101001 10110101 10010101 11111101 11011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 891
- Average number of words per stanza: 150
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; his, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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