This is an analysis of the poem 'Sumpter Has Fallen, But Freedom Is Saved' that begins with:
Thank God 'tis so! for now we know
All compromise is ended.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXb Xcdc ecfX deae bcbc bfXf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111111 1101010 11011101 1101010 11111101 11010110 11010111 1101010 11011011 1100010 11011101 0100110 01011001 1111010 11111111 1101010 10010001 1101010 11111111 0101010 11010101 1101010 11111111 1111010
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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.
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