This is an analysis of the poem Through The Metidja To Abd-El-Kadr that begins with:

Abd-el-Kadr was an Arab Chief of Algiers who resisted the French in 1833.]
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X a BbbBbbbB X BbbBbbXB X BbbBbbbB X BbbBbXbB aXBbbBbbbB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,8,1,8,1,8,1,8,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110100110100101 1 111111 0011111 101111 111111 1110101 1011101 010101 111111 1 111111 0111011 111111 111111 1110001 1010111 111100 111111 1 111111 1110111 011101 111111 101100101 1110111 001111 111111 1 111111 1111111 101111 111111 1111111 10101010 111101 111111 1 111111 1111111 111111 111111 1111101 1010101 111101 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 107
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 46
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; as, i, ride are repeated.

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  • summary of Through The Metidja To Abd-El-Kadr;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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