This is an analysis of the poem A Vision Of The Vatican that begins with:

In the great palace halls, where dwell the gods,
I heard a voice filling the vaulted roof;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaaXaabbbbcc ddefggbb fbeX ghhXbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,8,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0011011101 1101100101 0111001101 11001011101 0011010101 0101010111 11001110101 0111010101 1011011111 1111011111 11100101010 11111010010 10000010111 1101001101 1011111101 1111010100 1111010101 1100100101 101011111 11010010011 100101001010 1111000101 1101100101 1111010001 1101010101 1101101101 11000010101 1101111110 11011100001 1101010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 329
  • Average number of words per stanza: 60
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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