This is an analysis of the poem Requiem For The Plantagenet Kings that begins with:
For whom the possessed sea littered, on both shores,
Ruinous arms; being fired, and for good, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cacadbdbdb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,10,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 11001110111 10011010110 0101010011 10110010101 0101010101 1101010011 1110110101 0111010111 1111010001 0111111100 010100100101 01110110111 1101110101 0111100001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 314
- Average number of words per stanza: 52
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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