This is an analysis of the poem Chrysanthemum's Court that begins with:
They lift their faces to the light,
And aye they are a gallant band;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab Xcac dede fXfX ecec XdXd gbgb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11110001 11110101 01010101 01011111 11010101 001010010 01011111 0001001010 11010101 110010101 11010101 11011111 11010011 11010110 01110101 11000101 11011101 01010100 11111101 01010100 01111100 01010100 01010101 11000111 01010111 010111001 01001101 010111001
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words their, and, a are repeated.
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