This is an analysis of the poem Tirocinium; Or, A Review Of Schools that begins with:

It is not from his form, in which we trace
Strength join'd with beauty, dignity with grace,... full text

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 922,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
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  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 39862
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7202
  • Amount of lines: 922
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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; of, her, with, he, all, in, our, who, and, his, to, that, they, ye, d, their, for, thou, or, your, thine, what, thy are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, that, whose, they, in, and, to, were, see, or are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines d is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases hurt, none connect the lines.

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  • summary of Tirocinium; Or, A Review Of Schools;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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