This is an analysis of the poem Lucifer In Starlight that begins with:
On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose.
Tired of his dark dominion swung the fiend... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaabbaabbXbccX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011110010 10001010101 0101010111 1101110001 1100110101 1101010111 10111010101 1011010101 1011011101 01000010101 1101011101 11010101111 0101011111 0100010001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 621
- Average number of words per stanza: 111
- Amount of lines: 14
- 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; his, now are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word now is repeated.
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