This is an analysis of the poem The Siege Of Kazan. (Tartar Song, From The Prose Version Of Chodzko) that begins with:
Black are the moors before Kazan,
And their stagnant waters smell of blood: ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab XcXc dede ceceXaeae
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010110 111010101 110110111 101010101 10010100 11100111 10101101 0010010101 11001111001 11110101 110101111 11100110 11110111 01001000111 0010101101 101110101 110101111 110100101 1011111110 11100110
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, ah are repeated.
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