This is an analysis of the poem The Conqueror that begins with:

HERE I shall wait
To meet the rush of some relentless fate, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcbc ddaeae ffgaga hhagag
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1111 0101010101 1001110001 0101011111 1101010101 0101011001 1111 0101000101 1101100101 1111111001 1111010111 0111011101 1101 0101010101 1111001101 1101010111 1101010101 0101110101 0111 1101010001 0101011111 1111010101 1111010101 1011111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 237
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

    The author used the same word here at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of The Conqueror;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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