This is an analysis of the poem The Golden West that begins with:
The star of empire takes its way
Towards the Golden West ; ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a bX b bc dc ed Xd X eX e a da d X aXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,2,2,2,2,1,2,1,1,2,1,1,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010100101 010101 11010001 010101 11011101 111101 110111001 0101001 1111110101 110101 11011111 011101 11011101 110101 11011100 010011 111110101 011101 11110101 010101 11110100 010101 00110100 010100
- Amount of stanzas: 16
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 48
- Average number of words per stanza: 9
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; to, their are repeated.
The author used the same words they, the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of The Golden West;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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