This is an analysis of the poem Today Is Rebels' Day. And Yet We Work that begins with:

Today is rebels' day. And yet we work—
All of us rebels, until day is done. ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXaXaXaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0101011111 1011001101 1101111101 0101011110 0101011101 1011101101 1111110101 1101011110 0101011101 1100110111 11111101010 0101010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 484
  • Average number of words per stanza: 92
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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