This is an analysis of the poem As Vanquish'D Erin that begins with:

As vanquish'd Erin wept beside
The Boyne's ill-fated river, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcXcX dbdbeded fbfbXbaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101 01011010 11110001 1101010 1101111001 1101111 11010101 11110110 11010101 1111110 11010101 1100110 11010001 0101010 11010111 11010010 01101111 10101110 10010101 1101010 10001110010 1101110 11010111 010101000
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 290
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; her is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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