This is an analysis of the poem Let Erin Remember The Days Of Old that begins with:

Let Erin remember the days of old,
Ere her faithless sons betray'd her; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abababab cdcdebeb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100100101 10101010 1100101001 111001010 1010100101 10111010 10100100101 110010010 1111101011 101110010 1101100101 00101110 11100100101 1010011110 110110101 1011010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 325
  • Average number of words per stanza: 59
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her, of are repeated.

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