This is an analysis of the poem France that begins with:

OH, golden-lilied Queen—immortal France!
Thou heritress of storied name and deed, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabba cbdcbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101010101 1100010111 1111110101 0101010101 1111010101 11010011001 1101110011 0101000101 10010110101 0111010001 0111110111 1100110111 1101010101 1101010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 676
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of France;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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