This is an analysis of the poem Prayer 2 (Translated In English) that begins with:

O Lord, let any one accept any sadhana, he is free to follow its pursuit.
But to me Your name is the granter of all boons....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a b X b c X X aXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111010110100101010001 101110010011 10100010010011100101001010001110 1111011011011111001 110101001100010001101100101 0111001010010111001 11101101010011000110110 111100110101100 11001100100110101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 77
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 77 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 15
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Prayer 2 (Translated In English);
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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