This is an analysis of the poem A Huguenot that begins with:
Oh, a gallant set were they,
As they charged on us that day,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabccb aadeed ffdXdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101 1111111 0101011 11010 111110 111010001 1010101 1110101 11101111 1010110 010110 000110100 111011 11111 01001111 11000100 101110 111110101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 174
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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