This is an analysis of the poem Unadorned that begins with:

Regardless of the cries of priests and sages
I strove to give my bleeding soul her wages ; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabAAccbCCdXdbDD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01000101110 11011101010 1101110001 01010100010 01010100010 1110011101 1001010111 1001001101 0101010101 0101010101 1111111101 110101111 1 1111111101 1111011111 1111011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 648
  • Average number of words per stanza: 127
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • 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, find, i, not are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ages, place, well are repeated).

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  • summary of Unadorned;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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