This is an analysis of the poem The Palace Of Jewels that begins with:

Fronting the sea's blue chambers fluctuant —
Those floors of azure, marble veined with foam —...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcbX dcdc efeb gcgh aiai iXij ekek llll lblf hmXm acXc jdjd dndn nlnlXgngn
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 100111010 11010101001 0101010100 010101101 1101010101 1101010111 1101111101 01010101 0101010011 1111010101 111011101 1001011 1101011100 011100101010 0101000101 10001001 11001000101 10110100111 11001000101 01010100 11010010101 10011100111 0101110101 01110101 0101010111 11010101010111 110111 10011101 0111111101 1001010101 0101111011 010101001 01011100111 01110011111 01001110101 01011001 0100011101 0101010101 1101000101 110101010 1101001100 0110010101 011111100 01000101 1111110101 0101111001 1101010110 11010111 1101010111 10010101011 01001011101 110001101 1111010001 1101001101 1100010101 01111101 1101010101 11010100101 11011001001 010101001 1111111101 100010100101 11110101101 01010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 164
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 64
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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  • summary of The Palace Of Jewels;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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