This is an analysis of the poem We All Champion Our Favorites that begins with:

We all champion our favorites,
With a wish that they do well....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXXbccb Xddbded AdeXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111001100 0011111 11010011101 1101 01010110 00101001110 01010101001 111001110010 00101010101 1111010011010 1110010 1001001 111110010101 111111101 111001100 11011101 01011111 1111001 110001000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 233
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; we, to are repeated.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of We All Champion Our Favorites;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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