This is an analysis of the poem To John Johnson, On His Presenting Me With An Antique Bust Of Homer that begins with:
Kinsman beloved, and as a son by me!
When I behold this fruit of thy regard,... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbXcdcdcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11010110111 1101010101 01010111001 11001111111 1111111110 1111111001 0101110111 0101101100 0100110101 1111001101 10001110001 1111000101 0101111101 11001111101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 625
- Average number of words per stanza: 114
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word with is repeated.
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