This is an analysis of the poem Voted The Most Congenial that begins with:

We must protect those who show us loyalty,
With affirmed committment......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbccd XebX d afdX gh hfX gXeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,1,4,2,3,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011111100 001100 010101011010110 11001011 00111001010001 110011010 1111001101000 1111000010 1101001 1101011101 111111111 10110100 1 10010010010011 101000100101 011 1111111001010 110001101101 001110011 110111111 11111101101 11010110 1010101100101 1101110111001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, to, you are repeated.

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  • summary of Voted The Most Congenial;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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