This is an analysis of the poem This, My Song, Is Made For Kerensky that begins with:

(Being a Chant of the American Soap-Box and the Russian Revolution.)
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  • Rhyme scheme:
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  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 307
  • Average number of words per stanza: 53
  • Amount of lines: 82
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; of, soldiers, lord, down, with, soap, box, liberty, loved, by, in, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, free, down, loved, there, comrade are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines sung, speech, box, liberty, hearted, lion are repeated).

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