This is an analysis of the poem How Solemn As One By One that begins with:
HOW solemn, as one by one,
As the ranks returning, all worn and sweaty--as the men file by where... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: XabXcbacXdbaXdX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 1101111 10101011110101111 11 101001011111010100 01 111101001100111 01011 1100101100101001 101 1101111100101 101011011110111 10101111101 01101111100101 100111010101101 101011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 767
- Average number of words per stanza: 127
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 50 (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; as, you are repeated.
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