This is an analysis of the poem We Have Set Off Into Exile that begins with:

We have set off into exile,
May the Lord on us have mercy,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbc cdac XbXe dcdf XXgh fccg hfeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110011 10111110 10111110 11010010 10101110 11101111 10111110 11111110 01111110 11111110 1111101 10001000 10111011 11101010 10111001 100111111 11100010 10100010 11011010 11101110 11101011 11111110 00011110 10010110 10110010 01101111 10101011 11100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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.

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  • summary of We Have Set Off Into Exile;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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