This is an analysis of the poem From: A King Of Kings, A King Among The Kings that begins with:

Come, let us rejoice in James Joyce, in the greatness of this poet,
king, and king of poets...

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcc XX badeeXfdadXfXXXda
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101100100010 111010 110111110011110010 1001000100110 0100010010 1010010 1001011011110 101101000101101010 1001000110010000101 1010100011011100101000 10010010000100110100 0100110110000 1010011110 1010111101001001 10100100001 101110110 10110111010 0101010010 10101000100 11101111010100101 101010100010 01010010101 010101100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 407
  • Average number of words per stanza: 72
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
  • 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; of, king, he, by are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words by, hence are repeated.

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

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