This is an analysis of the poem Fortunate And Blessed that begins with:

Fortunate and blessed are they,
To have gone through upheaval....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbcdXdedc AbfcXffeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001111 0111010 11010 00100001001 101010001 10010010011 011100101011 100010 10010000101 1001111 00110 10101001010 01010001 0101011001 11010010 10001 100111110 01101011000
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 302
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

    The author used the same word fortunate at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Fortunate And Blessed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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