This is an analysis of the poem Courage that begins with:
There were many who went in huddled procession,
They knew not whither;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbb XXaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101011010010 11110 111010110100 101100100 11111011 110010010 1100011101 1111110
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 8
- 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; he is repeated.
The author used the same word there at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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