This is an analysis of the poem [month Of) July that begins with:

The Kings come riding back from the Crusade,
The purple Kings and all their mounted men; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbcbc decedc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0111010001 0101111101 11010100101 0111010100 1001100101 0101010111 0101110011 110100100101 1101011101 110100101001 1101111000 1011010101 1101011001 1111010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 312
  • Average number of words per stanza: 55
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; kings is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and are repeated.

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  • summary of [month Of) July;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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