This is an analysis of the poem The Promise Of Liberty that begins with:

I walk the streets of the West Bank
Without fear, though the pirates drank...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11010011 01110101 1111111 1010100101 11101010001 11111011 11011011 111001011 111111101 011110001 101001001001 1011110101 1111010111 111010100011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 543
  • Average number of words per stanza: 100
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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 is repeated.

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  • summary of The Promise Of Liberty;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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