This is an analysis of the poem Henry The Seventh that begins with:

Henry the Seventh of England
Wasn't out of the Royal top drawer,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcX deab dfgf hcec Xgig deaX djaj fkfk ffif XehX eaXa fdad flXl ifXX fjgj faga ehah kaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010010 101001011 01001001111 101101001 0010010010 111001100 111001011001 11011101 1010010010 11001001 11101001001 101011011 1110110110 101001001 010011010010 101001001 010111010 101111001 011111011001 11011001 110010010 1010010010 01111001011 1111010110 1010010010 101111001 111011101001 11101111 0010011010 101111001 111010101101 10101011 0011010010 11111101 111001011001 111110101 11101101 01101010 111011011111 10110110100 1110110010 11111111 11011111001 1110111011 11010010110 11001011 101001001101 11011001 111010010 101001001 10001111100 101011001 11010110011 11001111 100101111101 11101111010 0010010010 111011011 11001011001 101011011 010010010 01110101 1010001110011 01101111 1111010110 01001001 1110010100010 01011001 1010110010 01011001 10101100101 011011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 18
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 159
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 72
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; of, he, went, back, his, to are repeated.

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

    The author used the same words then, and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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