This is an analysis of the poem Written In The Beginning Of Mezeray's History Of France that begins with:
Whate'er thy countrymen have done
By law and wit, by sword and gun,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabccb ddaXXa dXaeea aafaaf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100110011 11111111 010100010 11010111 11110101 110101010 11010111 11000100 0100101010 11010001 01010100 110111110 011101010 110100010 11011101 11011101 11010101 01110101 01010101 10111111 1101010010 11110100 10011101 010001110
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- 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, yet are repeated.
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