This is an analysis of the poem On The Road To Tennaley Town that begins with:

Maryland, U.S.A.
Over the hills to Tennaley Town,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bBaaaa ccbddb eeabBba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100111 100101001 1011110111 100101 101000101 11110101 101111 10110111 10101101 100101 10100111 10111111 110101 110100111 111101111 100111 100111001 1011110111 010110101 11100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 169
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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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