This is an analysis of the poem Unconquered that begins with:
However skilled and strong art thou, my foe,
However fierce is thy relentless hate... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabba ccccdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101111111 1101010101 1111111111 1101010101 0101001111 1101010111 1111101101 1101111111 1001111101 1111110101 1110010111 1011100001 1111110111 1001010111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 313
- Average number of words per stanza: 61
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; thy, and, of, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word however is repeated.
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