This is an analysis of the poem Albert And The 'Eadsman that begins with:

On young Albert Ramsbottom's birthday
His parents asked what he'd like most;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaba XcXc bXbd Xefe dfbf egag dbXX ahfh aaXX ijej XbXb afXX XkXk clXl Xjfj aXdX afdfXaaia
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010011 01011111 1101110010 11011101 1100100100 111001001 111011100 11001011 111001010 111110010 110111010 111010010 110110010 11011001001 10111010010 111111101 111010110 11011001 110110101 11001101 1110110111 001010111 010110011 111011101 1111011110 11011001 110111010 111111101 1101111111 110101101 1111110100 110111011 1011011110 01101101 001001011 110111001 111110110 11011011 1101100010 101011001 010111011 11011001 110111010 110111111 110011010 11111011 11100110100 110010010 111011010 11111001 111011011 11001101 011011010 101001101 110011010 101011001 10010111010 11111001 110010001 11011111 111011110 11001111 111110010 111011101 111010110 001101001 11110100110 11011001 1011010110 11101001 11110011110 111001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 18
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 154
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 72
  • 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; to is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words they, as are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Albert And The 'Eadsman;
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  • history of its creation;
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