This is an analysis of the poem Epitaph On A Jacobite that begins with:
To my true king I offered free from stain
Courage and faith; vain faith, and courage vain. ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXXccddeeaabbff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 0111110101 1011111101 1111110101 1111111111 1111000101 1101001101 11100101001 11110111001 1011110101 1101000101 1111111101 0101111101 1111100101 0111011111 1111110111 1111011111 0111111101 10101010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 836
- Average number of words per stanza: 150
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.
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