This is an analysis of the poem Oh Egypt that begins with:

Oh Egypt, may yous shadow be extended
and your soil be drenched...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccXbXXaXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 11011110010 11101 00110001 11010100110 1010101100 0110111 10110110 01001111 010001111 10100111110 1101001010 110110 110110010 1101001101 01011110011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 546
  • Average number of words per stanza: 103
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; of, my are repeated.

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  • summary of Oh Egypt;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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