This is an analysis of the poem I Admire Those Brave that begins with:

I admire those brave,
And unafraid of their own shadows....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AB bcb cbXc DEDF ABgXg XXbg DEDF AfXcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,3,4,4,5,4,4,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111 110101111 1011 111001 10101010 101110101 101101010 111001010 000101101001 10101101 1111100 10100001 11010100 10111 110101111 01100101101 0110010 0111001 11001101011 110100 110101010 100100111 10101101 1111100 10100001 11010100 10111 1010100 001011 11011111 0111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 120
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • 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.

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  • summary of I Admire Those Brave;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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