This is an analysis of the poem Empire In Winter that begins with:

Love equals people times the square of the speed
of light....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXXXacbdXdeaXddccddbceccXXeb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 30,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101001 01 01110101 11001010101 1001111010 01111101010 01110101101 0101010 1001 0111010101 1001010101 1101011101 001001010 1101 110100100011 10100111101 10001011 101 111001011110 1110011101 10111111 0101010101 0111001100 0111010101 0101010101 11 1101 11110 0011101 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1002
  • Average number of words per stanza: 177
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; of, words, our are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines words is repeated).

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  • summary of Empire In Winter;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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