This is an analysis of the poem Coronation Poem And Prayer that begins with:

The world has crowned a thousand kings:
But destiny has kept... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdabXd eaafeagf dXghdXdh bcbdbiXd bXXjbfdj dagbdaeb fbgkfbgk lbejlbgj idlhidbh bjegXjbg Xaabdaagd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 01110101 110011 0101001010 010101 01010111 111111 11010101 0111001 010100001 110101 11000100 110101 11110001 010101 11111111 010111 11010101 110101 11010101 110111 11001101 011101 11011111 000101 000101011 1111110 11010111 111101 11010101 111001 01111111 110101 01010111 010111 11111101 101101 11010101 100101 11010101 011001 11110111 101101 11010101 110101 11111101 1100111 11011111 011111 11110101 010101 11111111 011101 11110101 100101 11010101 111111 01010101 010100 01010101 110101 11011110 110101 11011101 010001 10111111 010111 11010101 110101 11010101 1100101 11110101 0100101 11011100 110111 11011101 1100111 11010111 110111 11011101 100101 100111001 010011 11111101 110101 11000111 110101 11011111 011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 252
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 98
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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