This is an analysis of the poem Address To Emperor Frederic Ii. that begins with:

Fain (could it be) would I a home obtain,
And warm me by a hearth-side of my own....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaabcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ottava rima
  • Metre: 1100110101 1111011011 1111010111 11110111101 1101010101 1101011111 1111110101 1101110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 358
  • Average number of words per stanza: 73
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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

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