This is an analysis of the poem Address To The Tooth-Ache that begins with:
My curse upon your venom'd stang,
That shoots my tortur'd gums alang;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXabac ccbdcd eeXXeX XcXXcX eeeXeX XXefXf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110111001 11110110 111111001 11010 10111101 11010 11011110 100111010 110100111 11001 111111010 1111 101101010 1101110010 110100101 0111 110111010 0011 11010101 11110101 11011101 1101 01111111 1101 100110111 11011101 1111101 0101 11110101 1001 11110101 11010101 11101101 01011 11011101 01011
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 199
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- 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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my is repeated.
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