This is an analysis of the poem To Our Land that begins with:

To our land,
and it is the one near the word of god,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AabAbXAaXAbaAbcdXcdcad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011 1000110101 01001 011 1000110010001 01010 011 1000110101001 0100010101010 011 10001110101 1011101001 011 10001010011 0110011 0111000101 01001010110 11100101 00101101010101 101011110 11101 11011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 673
  • Average number of words per stanza: 140
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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