This is an analysis of the poem On King William's Happy Deliverance From The Intended Assassination that begins with:

The youth whose fortune the vast globe obey'd,
Finding his royal enemy betray'd ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXbbccddaabbaa eeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111001101 1001010001 10010011110 0101011110 1101010101 10010110001 0100011101 01001010101 0101110001 1111101001 0100110101 1011000101 11001010001 10010101001 1111100101 1011101101 1101100101 0101111101 1111110101 1100010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 431
  • Average number of words per stanza: 79
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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.

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  • summary of On King William's Happy Deliverance From The Intended Assassination;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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