This is an analysis of the poem The Waggoner - Canto Third that begins with:

RIGHT gladly had the horses stirred,
When they the wished-for greeting heard,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbaacccaaddeeffggbbhhccciicceejjXddhhXhffkkXkjlhhXkiXaaaaXcbbhhaXaaggiiffmmmccaajjhhccmmaajjkXnXjjnnaaooaaakknncXjjhhbXllccXbcXggffnnffddkkhd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 143,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101 11011101 01110001 11010111 11110111 000100111 11010101 11000101 11010111 10111101 010100011 11000101 01010111 10110101 01101111 01110101 01010101 1111111010 111101110 11010111 100101001 110101010 010011010 11110101 11000101 11010101 110111010 110101100 11011101 10010101 11110101 11010101 11100101 01010101 11010101 11010101 010111001 11011101 01110101 1001001000 111101010 01010101 11110011 110101110 010101110 110101000 1010101010 10010001 100110100 11001101 11111101 010100010 111111010 111101010 110011110 110100001 01010101 10010111 01010101 010100110 01010101 11001101 01110011 01010101 10110101 111100101 110001010 011100101 11100101 11111111 11010011 110110011110 100101010 01110100 11001101 11110111 11010111 11010101 01110101 1101001001 11010101 01011101 11010101 01111111 010011101 01010111 11110101 11010011 110101011 11110011 110111010 1100101010 11111111 10111111 111111010 111011110 11011111 11101101 11011001 11110101 01010101 11111111 11110101 00111101 11111101 01110011 01010101 11010101 11111100 111101010 100101010 11111101 111101001 11110101 11010101 11001111 01001111 111101010 111101010 01011101 01010100 10100110 100111010 1001101 110010101 01111100 01010101 100100010 110100100 010101001 101000101 01010101 10010001 010111110 011101110 11110101 1001010101 11110111 1000101 100101010 10101010 1111101 01001010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 5195
  • Average number of words per stanza: 929
  • Amount of lines: 143
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; what, and, this are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words can, the, and, i are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines them, her are repeated).

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