This is an analysis of the poem March Of The Monks Of Bangor that begins with:
When the heathen trumpet's clang
Round beleaguer'd Chester rang, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabXccbD cceeeebD aaffeedD ggeeXXdD ffhhggbD
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101 1010101 111101 1010110 1110101 1010111 1010101 1100010 1010101 1011101 1010101 0110101 1111101 10110001 1100101 1100010 1110101 1110101 1010111 1011111 1010101 1010101 1010100 1100010 100011001 1110101 1011101 1010111 1010110 1011110 1111100 1100010 11100101 1110101 10101101 1010101 1111101 1011101 01011111 1100010
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 246
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
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; woe, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word woe is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word domine at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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