This is an analysis of the poem Genesis Bk Ii that begins with:

ll. 82-91) The citizens of heaven, the home of glory, dwelt
again in concord. Strife was at an end among the angels, discord...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcdXc caefaabe dXXXXabXfab egXdgadgbX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,8,11,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110100010010101 01011111110101010 10101110101010 1010010101110 1101010001010100 101011001010100 10111011011101 11111111000100 1111100010101 0100101110101010 10011011101110 10101010101010101 11110110110010 110001010101111 1010 11111111110100 10111011110001100 10101011111110 001100111110100010 1010101010011010 111010100101011 010100101010101010 10101111101101 11001010111110 10110011100111 101010111 111101001011010101 010010101010100 1111101010110 1110110111010 11010101001010 10001010101101001 01011101101010 10111111000100 01011110111011 101110010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 549
  • Average number of words per stanza: 96
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 60 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, in, and, light are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word earth is repeated.

    The author used the same word ll at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Genesis Bk Ii;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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