This is an analysis of the poem Every Death Is Magic From The Enemy To Be Avenged that begins with:

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
Psalm 22...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX aXabbccdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11111110101 11 1101011101101 11011101011 1101100101 1110100100111 110111010101 1111001111 11010101011101 11011011101 0101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 268
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (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; my is repeated.

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

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