This is an analysis of the poem The Bells And Queen Victoria that begins with:

1911
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • Сlosest rhyme:
  • Сlosest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 50
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, their, queen, love, of, our, st, o'erpowered, by, and, she, ours are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, then are repeated.

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines i, love, o'erpowered, ours are repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word i at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases i, above, always connect the lines.

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