This is an analysis of the poem Angel Or Demon that begins with:

You call me an angel of love and of light,
A being of goodness and heavenly fire, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXbcc adadee fgfgaa ahahXX gdgdii ebebiiXeaeahh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11111001101 010010110010 11011001110 01111011101 11111101101 101001001001 110110110110 11101111001 011010001010 11101011011 111101111001 01111011101 111101111001 11101111001 111101111101 101001001011 11011011101 101001011101 11101011111 110101111001 11001011001 101001111111 111000101011 11101011011 01011001011 11110111011 11001101001 111011101101 11011011011 11101011011 11101011101 11101011011 101011101011 0010101011001 1010101111001 01011001001 01111001011 10111011011 11111111111 101101101101 111111111100 101011001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 297
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 42
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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