This is an analysis of the poem A City's Death By Fire that begins with:
After that hot gospeller has levelled all but the churched sky,
I wrote the tale by tallow of a city's death by fire;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcbcbacXXcb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011100110110101 110111000101110 10010111011 1001011101101110 111101010101 1111111011010 110111110101 11011011010010 10101111111 10111101011 01101010100101 0011111111011 01001111111 100110100110
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 781
- Average number of words per stanza: 153
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 55 (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; that is repeated.
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