This is an analysis of the poem Thy Brother's Blood that begins with:

I have no Brother,—they who meet me now
Offer a hand with their own wills defiled,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabcbcbdedeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1111011111 10010111100 1111011001 1111110001 1101110111 0101011111 1011010101 1111010001 1110010111 0101010101 1101010101 1111101101 1011111101 1101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 609
  • Average number of words per stanza: 116
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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.

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  • history of its creation;
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