This is an analysis of the poem Chorus Of The Dead that begins with:

And all returns to Thee, alone eternal,
And all Thee returning....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXbbcXddaeXcefghhgfXiXdfaXibbjj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 32,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101010 111010 1101111 1011110 11010010 01111101010 1101010 1101010 01011011010 11010 11010101110 1111000 110100 1111010001010 100001 11010101010 0100101 111101 11011111010 1111101 11110101 110101 0100010 1011110101 10110111 01010111010 1101111111 100101 1011010 11011010 110011 1011110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1068
  • Average number of words per stanza: 200
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, we, that, of, not are repeated.

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

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