This is an analysis of the poem Prayer 3 (Translated In English) that begins with:

O Lord who is there besides You who will hear my cry?
Strange is my petition: a poor man, I, I seek to become a king…...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101110111 10101001111100101 0110100111001001111110111111111100101111110111 1101000010100101110101010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 101
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 4
  • Average number of symbols per line: 101 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 21
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Prayer 3 (Translated In English);
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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